DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
[Filed June 19, 2019, 4:17 p.m., effective July 20, 2019]
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: Corrects a clerical error to WAC 468-06-060 to give the public access to the public records web application.
Citation of Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 468-06-060.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 42.56.040
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 19-09-054 on April 15, 2019.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at the Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: June 19, 2019.
Risk Management and
Legal Services Division
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 19-07-026, filed 3/12/19, effective 4/12/19)
WAC 468-06-060Requesting public records.
(1) Submitting a request. Requests for public records can be made by:
(a) Using the public disclosure request center, by clicking on the link on the web site at http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Contact/PublicDisclosure, or going to ((https://wsdot.mycusthelp.com/WEBAP/_rs/supporthome.aspx))https://wsdot.mycusthelp.com/WEBAPP/_rs/supporthome.aspx; or
(b) Submitting a written request to the department that includes:
(i) The name, address, telephone number, and email address of the person requesting the records;
(ii) The date and time of the request;
(iii) A description of the public records sought adequate for the department to identify and locate all responsive records;
(iv) Language stating that the request for records is intended as a public records request or a similar statement placing the department on fair notice that records are being sought under the PRA; and
(v) A statement indicating whether copies or the records are sought or if the requestor wants to arrange to inspect records.
Requests not submitted through the public disclosure request center identified in (a) of this subsection can be submitted to the department via U.S. mail, hand delivery, or facsimile at:
Public Records Office
310 Maple Park Avenue S.E.
P.O. Box 47410
Olympia, WA 98504-7410
Failure to submit requests to the department at the above location may result in a delay in the department's response.
(2) Requested production. Nonexempt records are available through inspection, paper copies, or electronic copies. The requestor should indicate the production preference and make arrangements to pay the fees, if any.