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Types of Records

Reference Number: MTAS-472
Tennessee Code Annotated
Reviewed Date: January 31, 2009
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What Kind of Record Is It?
The first step in trying to decide what to do with records, is to identify and classify them. For disposition purposes, records will fall into one of three classes: working papers, temporary records and permanent records. The procedures for disposing of each of these classes are different.