PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 468-06 WAC, Public access to information and records.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapters 42.17 and 42.56 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Updates chapter 468-06 WAC. Due to changes in the Public Disclosure Act as well as the departments developing processes.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Office of the attorney general and the public disclosure commission.
Process for Developing New Rule: Department review.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Cathy Downs, Records and Information Services Manager, Washington State Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 47410, Olympia, WA 98504-7410, (360) 705-7761, fax (360) 705-6808.
January 24, 2008
Stephen T. Reinmuth
Chief of Staff