PDFWAC 110-03-0380

Official notice.

(1) Official notice is evidence that includes facts or standards that are generally recognized and accepted by judges, government agencies, or national associations, such as a calendar, building code, or standard of practice.
(2) An ALJ may consider and admit evidence by taking official notice.
(3) If a party requests official notice, or if the ALJ intends to take official notice, the ALJ may ask the party to provide a copy of the document that contains the information.
(4) The ALJ must give the parties time to object to official notice evidence.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 34.05.220, 43.216.020, and 43.216.065. WSR 20-02-031, § 110-03-0380, filed 12/19/19, effective 1/19/20.]