PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
[Filed December 16, 1997, 4:00 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Clarification of procedures and policies relating to the disclosure of public records.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 42.17.250 - 42.17.348.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Old rules are outdated; new rules will streamline, clarify and inform the public as to agency procedures in the disclosure of public records.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Ben Bishop, Deputy Director, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 438-7640; or Carrie Tellefson, Director of Policy, Support and Enforcement, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 438-7640; or Soojin Kim, Rules and Policy Coordinator, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 438-7654 #310.
Meetings: Ramada Governor House, February 12, 1998, 621 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA 98501, (360) 352-7700; at the Holiday Inn Sea-Tac, March 12 and 13, 17338 International Boulevard, SeaTac, WA 98188, (206) 248-1000; and at The Inn at Semi-ah-moo, April 9 and 10, 9565 Semiahmoo Parkway, Blaine, WA 98230-9326, (360) 371-2000.
Rules and Policy Coordinator