Record Series Abstract
This is a statistical records database used to collect and store civil and criminal case data from state General Sessions courts. Data collected in the repository will provide pre-authorized users with details that answer questions pertaining to caseload, workload, case flow, outcome and financial information.
Record Series Active
Cut Off at End of
Total Retention Years
Total Retention Months
Retention End Action
The court clerks enter the civil and criminal case data into their respective case management systems. The data is then sent electronically from the court's case management systems to the AOC and stored in the repository permanently on servers at the STS Data Centers.
Database Server - STS Data Center South
Front end website: User must run a report with specific parameters for data to be returned or depending on request, developers ay query database and pull results
Media Format Generated
Media Format Generated Summary
Media Format Stored
Media Format Stored Summary
July 1, 2017 to Current
Information Shared Outside the State
Yes - Original
Essential Record Stored
Case Management System - Source; General Sessions Repository is Host
Essential Record Media Type
Confidential Legal Citation
Tenn. Code Ann. Section 16-1-117
Does this Record Series Contain Sensitive Information?
Records Center Retention Period
Electronic Records Plan Inventory
General Sessions Data Repository TnCIS - approved ECM
Stored on Hardware that meets STS approved standards
Stored on Software that meets STS approved standards
STS South Data Center, STS North Data Center
Backup procedures meet STS Approved Standards
Disaster Recovery procedures meet STS Approved Standards
Data Migration Description
As specified in SDP AOC General Sessions Reporting App and SDP+AOC General Sessions Data Repository 201610
Records Management Division (RMD)
No recommended changes.
Tennessee State Library and Archives
No recommended changes.
Comptroller Audit Review
We have reviewed RDA 11424 from an audit standpoint. We concur with the recommended retention and disposition specifications.
Agency Records Officer
RDA 11424 is a request to create an RDA. The retention period will be permanent. The format will be electronic. Agency updated the Electronic Records Plan Inventory Plan with the latest compliance information. Recommend approval of the request to create RDA 11424.