WSR 97-24-002

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

WASHINGTON STATE

HISTORICAL SOCIETY

[Filed November 19, 1997, 12:57 p.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Public records.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 42.17.250.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: RCW 42.17.250 requires agencies to publish in the Washington Administrative Code procedures to inspect and copy public records.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. Written comments may be submitted to Marie DeLong, Washington State Historical Society, 1911 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402-3109, FAX (253) 272-9518.

November 17, 1997

Marie DeLong

Administrative Officer

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office