Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: Amending WAC 1-06-090, to clarify current copying fees, electronic distribution costs and faxing policy associated with public records, as defined in WAC 1-06-020.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 1-06-090.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 42.56.040 and 42.56.120.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-13-090 on June 20, 2006.
Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: Added the language "Upon request for an identifiable public record" as stated in RCW 42.56.080, to further clarify and to promptly make available any requested public records.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: August 4, 2006.
K. Kyle Thiessen
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 19, filed 7/11/78)
WAC 1-06-090 Copying of public records. No fee shall be charged for the inspection of public records. Upon request for an identifiable public record, the ((
agency shall)) office
of the code reviser may charge a fee of (( twenty-five)):
• Thirty-five cents per page of copy for providing paper
copies of public records ((
and for use of the agency's copy
equipment. This charge is)) maintained on paper or
• Two dollars per CD ROM for copies of electronically maintained public records;
• Two dollars per page and fifteen dollars per hour charge for double column, publication master copies of electronically maintained public records.
The office of the code reviser may fax documents, but there is a ten-page maximum. There is no charge for this service.
These charges are the amounts necessary to reimburse the agency for its actual costs incident to such copying.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.250 and 42.17.300. 78-08-010 (Order 19), § 1-06-090, filed 7/11/78; Order 8, § 1-06-090, filed 9/25/74, effective 10/25/74.]