TITLE 8
Courts and Civil Procedure–Courts

CHAPTER 8-5
Court Secretaries, Court Reporters, and Electronic Court Reporters

SECTION 8-5-4.1


§ 8-5-4.1 Freelance court reporters and electronic court reporters.

(a) All stenographic notes of freelance court reporters or recordings and notes of freelance electronic court reporters pertaining to all proceedings which have been completely transcribed may be destroyed after seven (7) years, unless otherwise ordered by any court.

(b) Stenographic notes of freelance court reporters and recordings and notes of freelance electronic court reporters, pertaining to all proceedings which have not been transcribed or which have been partially transcribed, may be destroyed after ten (10) years unless otherwise ordered by any court.

(c) Provided, however, depositions taken under the federal rules of civil procedure shall not be destroyed at any time.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1981, ch. 178, § 1; P.L. 1990, ch. 206, § 2.)