Sixteen characters that indicate the date and time of the latest record transaction and serve as a version identifier for the record. They are recorded according to Representation of Dates and Times (ISO 8601). The date requires 8 numeric characters in the pattern yyyymmdd. The time requires 8 numeric characters in the pattern hhmmss.f, expressed in terms of the 24-hour (00-23) clock.
The date on which a record is first entered into machine-readable form is contained in field 008/00-05. The Date entered on file never changes.
[September 1, 1993, 2:12:36 P.M. (14:12:36)]