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Forms Justification and Approval Files

RDA Number
Effective Date
Record Series Abstract
This Record Series covers records generated by the agency as a result of the request by Departments for the creation/approval of Forms. This record series consist of, but not limited to Forms Justification and Approval Requests, samples of the forms submitted by the requesting agency, and associated reports generated to track forms management information.
Record Series Active
Cut Off at End of
If Other, Explain
Form Approval Date
Total Retention Years
Total Retention Months
Retention End Action
Disposition Notes
The Records will be maintained in Agency, and are generated in paper and electronic format. Both paper and electronic records will be destroyed in accordance with State approved methods, and the cut-off of this RDA.
Record Location
Andrew Jackson, Basement Floor
File Arrangement
Fiscal Year
Media Format Generated
Date Range
1977 - CURRENT
Allotment Code
Annual Accumulation
Paper: 1.5 cu.ft.; Electronic: 1.5 GB
Current Volume
Paper: 7 cu.ft.; Electronic: 10.5 GB
Record Value
Audit Requirements
Information Shared Outside the State
Essential Record
Yes - Original
Essential Record Stored
Andrew Jackson, Basement Floor
Essential Record Media Type
Does this Record Series Contain Sensitive Information?
Agency Retention
Until Form is approved for deletion
System Name
(\\AG03SDCWF00525\\) BA NASH
Hardware Description
Solaris 10 Master Server
Software Description
Netbackup 6.5.6 backup software
System Location
Data Center North-Primary, Data Center South for secondary (copy 2 for AG03SDCWF00525)
Backup Procedures
Backup is conducted everyday. Full backup on Friday, Incremental backups Saturday-Thursday Data Domain disk storage is the backup media. All backups are on disk for 30 days and duplicated between the two data centers. Once a month around the last weekend of the month on a Friday the Full backup is vaulted to tape which is an LT04 tape. Media servers that backup AG03SDCWF00525 are Linux Red Hat. We use data domain 890 and the second copy to a data domain 890 for backups and a L700 storage tek tape library for offsite storage on Monthly backups
Disaster Recovery
Backup media is stored at Iron Mountain Restore process is via a Help desk ticket. If it is older than 30 days we will have to recall a case from iron mountain for the next business day. If the restore is an emergency, then we will submit an emergency delivery from Iron Mountain. An emergency delivery can take up to 3 hrs by contract. The cost for an emergency run is $150.00.
Data Migration Description
The PMSD Records will be scanned into PDF format and will be placed into a separate, controlled folder on the DGS shared drive. The folder will be restricted and will be backed up on a regular basis. The electronic version of the files will be accessible and maintained by the DGS PMSD staff. DGS PMSD will follow internal procedures in creation, access and modification of the electronic records. The electronic version of the PMSD Forms Justification and Approval Files will be destroyed in accordance with the above retention period.
Records Management Division (RMD)
No recommended changes.
Tennessee State Library and Archives
No recommended changes.
Comptroller Audit Review
We have reviewed RDA 10010 from an audit standpoint. We concur with the recommended retention and disposition specifications.
Agency Records Officer
Agency concurs with no needed changes on RDA. Thank you
RMD Director
RDA 10010 is a request to revise an RDA. The retention period will increase from 0 months to five years and destroy. The format will change to paper/electronic. The Abstract, Cut Off, Disposition Notes, and Worksheet have been updated. Recommend approval of request to revise RDA 10010.
Public Records Commission
PRC approves RDA 10010.