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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 12: Arrangement of records

[ Text of section effective until January 1, 2017. For text effective January 1, 2017, see below.]

  Section 12. All such records shall be kept in the rooms where they are ordinarily used, and so arranged that they may be conveniently examined and referred to. When not in use, they shall be kept in the fireproof rooms, vaults or safes provided for them.

Chapter 66: Section 12. Arrangement of records

[ Text of section as amended by 2016, 121, Sec. 11 effective January 1, 2017. See 2016, 121, Sec. 22. For text effective until January 1, 2017, see above.]

  Section 12. All such records shall be kept in the rooms where they are ordinarily used, and so arranged that they may be conveniently examined and referred to. When not in use, they shall be kept in the fireproof rooms, vaults or safes or buildings, vaults or file rooms that comply with standards of the National Fire Protection Association, or by electronic means with off-site secure storage, or in accordance with standards promulgated by the records conservation board.