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Laboratory Case Files- Capital, Homicide, and Rape Cases

RDA Number
11062
Effective Date
Record Series Abstract
This record series includes, but is not limited to requests for examination, examination/analysis of specimens, charts, notes, and other information submitted by Forensic Scientist/ Analyst.
Record Series Active
Yes
Cut Off at End of
Other
If Other, Explain
Cut off for laboratory case files that are capital cases, homicides, or rapes will be after verification that the case is fully adjudicated and no other claims or appeals in this case may be filed.
Total Retention Years
0
Total Retention Months
0
Retention End Action
Permanent
Disposition Notes
The files are to be cut off after verification that the case is fully adjudicated and no other claims or appeals in the case may be filed. Then they are to be permanently kept by the agency. TCA 10-7-504
Record Location
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation 901 R.S. Gass Blvd. Nashville, TN 37216
File Arrangement
Numeric
Media Format Generated
Paper
Media Format Stored
Paper
Date Range
1951 to current
Allotment Code
34800
Annual Accumulation
2 cubic feet
Current Volume
300 cubic feet
Record Value
Administrative
Legal
Audit Requirements
State
Information Shared Outside the State
Yes
Shared Agencies
Information is shared through submitting agency and the District Attorney General's Office.
Essential Record
Yes - Original
Essential Record Stored
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation 901 R.S. Gass Blvd. Nashville, TN 37216
Essential Record Media Type
Paper
Confidential
No
Confidential Legal Citation
10-7-0504
Does this Record Series Contain Sensitive Information?
No
Agency Retention
Permanent
Records Management Division (RMD)
08-10-2017
No recommended changes.
Tennessee State Library and Archives
08-10-2017
No recommended changes.
Comptroller Audit Review
08-10-2017
We have reviewed RDA 11062 from an audit standpoint. We concur with the recommended retention and disposition specifications.
Agency Records Officer
08-14-2017
Agency Concurs
RMD Director
08-23-2017
RDA 11062 is a request to create an RDA. The retention period will be Permanent and the format will be Paper. Records will be kept by agency due to the requirements of potential investigations and confidentiality required. Recommend approval of request to create RDA 11062.
Public Records Commission
09-07-2017
PRC approves RDA 11062.