Telecommunication Record Retention Regulation by State

By popular demand, we are publishing this list that our team threw together.

IceHook Systems proudly presents to you, a complete list of call detail record retention regulations for  telecommunications carriers in the United States*:

State Regulation Information Authority/Citation
Alabama References the FCC APSC Rules and Regulations; Rule T-3(B)
Alaska Silent Silent therefore use FCC as guideline (18 months)
Arizona Silent Silent therefore use FCC as guideline (18 months)
Arkansas Two (2) years Arkansas Public Service Commission Rules Telecommunications Providers Rules and Regulations; Rule 7.08
California Silent Silent therefore use FCC as guideline (18 months)
Colorado Two (2) years 4 CCR 723-2
Connecticut Silent Silent therefore use FCC as guideline (18 months)
Delaware References the FCC 26 Del. C. sec. 4003:3.3
District of Columbia Silent Silent therefore use FCC as guideline (18 months)
Florida Three (3) years See Schedule of Records and Periods of Retention (PSC/ECR/17-T(5/93))
Georgia References the FCC Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia 515-12-1.02
Hawaii References the FCC Hawaii Administrative Rules; Title 6; Chapter 80; Rule 6-80-88(b)
Idaho Silent Silent therefore use FCC as guideline (18 months)
Illinois Two (2) years 83 Ill Adm Code 705; App. A sec 42
Indiana References the FCC 170 IAC 10-1-1s
Iowa References the FCC Iowa Code sec. 199-18.8(2)
Kansas Silent Silent therefore use FCC as guideline (18 months)
Kentucky Silent Silent therefore use FCC as guideline (18 months)
Louisiana Silent Silent therefore use FCC as guideline (18 months)
Maine Silent Silent therefore use FCC as guideline (18 months)
Maryland References the FCC MD Code Regs. sec. 20.45.02.02
Massachusetts Silent Silent so use FCC as guidline
Michigan References the FCC MCL sec. 484.2202(1)(a)
Minnesota References the FCC Minn Reg. sec. 7810.0400
Mississippi References the FCC Miss. Code. 39-3-1-1 Rule 3
Missouri Three (3) years 4 CSR 240-3.550
Montana Silent Silent therefore use FCC as guideline (18 months)
Nebraska References the FCC 291 NAC 5.002.23
Nevada Silent Silent therefore use FCC as guideline (18 months)
New Hampshire Two (2) years N.H. Code Admin. R. 416 and 435
New Jersey Eighteen (18) months for wholesale; Six (6) years for retail backbilling    N.J.A.C. 14-10
New Mexico Two (2) years NMAC 17.11.16
New York Eighteen (18) months 16 NYCRR 651.16
North Carolina Silent Silent therefore use FCC as guideline (18 months)
North Dakota Silent Silent therefore use FCC as guideline (18 months)
Ohio Eighteen (18) months Ohio Adm. Code sec. 4901:1-6-30
Oklahoma Two (2) years OAC 165:55-3-21
Oregon Silent Silent therefore use FCC as guideline (18 months)
Pennsylvania References the FCC 52 Pa. Code sec. 63.35
Rhode Island Silent Silent therefore use FCC as guideline (18 months)
South Carolina References the FCC S.C. Code Regs. 103-611
South Dakota Silent Silent therefore use FCC as guideline (18 months)
Tennessee References the FCC Tenn Comp. R. & Regs. 1220-4-2.04
Texas Silent Silent therefore use FCC as guideline (18 months)
Utah Silent Silent therefore use FCC as guideline (18 months)
Vermont References the FCC 30 VSA sec. 222
Virginia Three (3) years 20 VAC 5-428-30
Washington References the FCC WAC 480-120-349
West Virginia References the FCC WV Code Title 150-6-5.2
Wisconsin Silent Silent therefore use FCC as guideline (18 months)
Wyoming Two (2) years Wyoming Public Service Commission Rules of Practice sec. 225


*This list is for quick reference only and is in no way a substitute for actual professional, legal advice.