Discuss | Edit | View PDF

Circular A-130

Archive Site

Welcome! This site is archival. It was used to collect feedback from the public on proposed revisions to OMB Circular A-130. The comment period closed in November 2015. The revised OMB Circular A-130 was announced on July 27, 2016.
Read more here.

Applicability

The requirements of this Circular apply to the information resources management activities of all agencies of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. The requirements of this Circular apply to management activities concerning all information resources in any medium (unless otherwise noted), including paper and electronic information. When an agency acts as a service provider, ultimate responsibility for compliance with applicable requirements of this Circular is not shifted (to the service provider). Agencies shall describe the responsibilities of service providers in relevant agreements with the service providers. Agencies are not required to apply this Circular to national security systems (defined in 44 U.S.C. ยง 3542). For national security systems, agencies should follow applicable statutes, Executive Orders, directives, and internal agency policies.