Records Management Publications

Our bulletins outline the laws, rules, standards, and best practices for local governments and state agencies in Texas. We also publish 12 Local Retention Schedules with about 1500 records series for Local Governments and the Texas State Records Retention Schedule (RRS) 4th edition.

Local Government Bulletinsskyline by Shawn Schmidt from the Noun Project

All district and precinct offices of a county, municipality, public school district, appraisal district, or any other special-purpose district or authority.


  • Bulletin A: Microfilming Standards and Procedures
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  • Bulletin B: Electronic Records Standards and Procedures
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  • Bulletin C: Inventorying and Scheduling Records
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  • Bulletin D: Local Government Records Act (effective 1989)
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  • Bulletin E: Electronic Filing and Recording by County Clerks
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  • Bulletin F: Records Storage Standards
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Congress by Martha Ormiston from the Noun ProjectState Agency Bulletins

Any agency in the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of state government created by the constitution or a statute of this state.


  • Bulletin 1: Electronic Records Standards and Procedures (effective August 31, 2017)
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    • Repealed Electronic Records Standards and Procedures (for reference use only) Download: PDF
  • Bulletin 2: Microfilming Standards and Procedures
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  • Bulletin 3: Records Retention Scheduling Rules
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  • Bulletin 4: State Records Management Laws
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Texas State Records Retention Schedule

Revised 4th Edition, effective July 4, 2012 – About 300 records series commonly found at state agencies. Includes administrative, financial, personnel, support services and information technology infrastructure.

View on WEB | Download: DOC | PDF (78 pages 291K)

Changes to the Texas State Records Retention Schedule –


RMO Job Guidelines from Records Management Interagency Coordinating Council (RMICC)

Records Management Officer Job Guidelines for Texas State Agencies and Institutions of Higher Education prepared by RMICC
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