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President Barack Obama signed a bill before the Thanksgiving holiday that
requires agency employees who use a nonagency electronic messaging system
for official business to forward copies of the correspondence to their
official accounts.

That provision in the legislation, H.R. 1233
<https://www.congress.gov/bill/113th-congress/house-bill/1233/text>, was
added during a March 2013 mark up,  a staffer from the bill sponsor’s
office said on background, after news came out
<http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/28/science/earth/lisa-p-jackson-of-epa-to-step-down.html?>
that former EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson used a secondary EPA email
account with the alias “Richard Windsor
<http://energycommerce.house.gov/press-release/energy-and-commerce-leaders-raise-concerns-over-epa-use-secondary-email-accounts-and-aliases>”
for official business. It codifies a guidance
<http://www.archives.gov/records-mgmt/bulletins/2013/2013-03.html> the
National Archives and Records Administration issued last year that made the
same recommendation.
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