An interim final rule published in the Federal Register would amend the hours at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, and at the National Archives facility in College Park, MD. The new hours would affect both the museum side of the National Archives Building and the research side of both facilities. This rule will be open for public comment for 45 days and, if adopted, would become effective October 2, 2006.
Comments may be forwarded via www.regulations.gov no later than September 8, 2006. NARA-06-0007-0001
A public meeting will be held on August 3, 2006, at 1 p.m. in the Jefferson Room of the National Archives Building (use the special events entrance on Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW). Reservations are not required for the public meeting, but space may be limited.
Highlights of the interim final rule include:
- For research, the Washington, DC, area facilities would be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and would no longer have evening or Saturday hours.
Official Website: http://www.nara.gov
Added by rllayman on August 1, 2006