USCG - COMDTINST M5212.12A
INFORMATION AND LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT MANUAL
|Publication Date:||31 March 2004|
The provisions of this Manual apply throughout the Coast Guard and are designed to assist Headquarters and field activities in planning and accomplishing a systematic program for the creation, maintenance and disposition of record material. All users are directed to follow the provisions of references (a) through (d). The Records Program is subject to the mandates of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).
PURPOSE. This Manual prescribes policies and procedures for administering the Coast Guard Records, Forms and Reports Programs as they relate to the lifecycle management of both paper and electronic documents/data. This expanded Manual combines key parameters of Information Management Programs into one document for the convenience of the user.