(1) Petition for internal administrative review. A requestor who objects to the denial, or partial denial, of a records request may petition in writing to the public records officer for a review of that decision. The public records officer will promptly refer the petition to the office of the president. A senior administrator designated by the president will consider the petition and render a decision within two business days following the initial receipt of the petition by the public records officer. The time for considering the petition may be extended by mutual agreement of the college and the requestor.
(2) Review by attorney general's office.
A requestor who objects to the denial, or partial denial, of a records request may request the office of the attorney general to review the matter as provided in RCW 42.56.530
and WAC 44-06-160
. Requests for attorney general review must be directed to Public Records Review, Office of the Attorney General, Post Office Box 40100, Olympia, Washington 98504-0100.
(3) Judicial review.
A requestor may petition the superior court for judicial review of the college's decision denying a public records request, whether in whole or in part, by following the procedures in RCW 42.56.550
. The denial of a petition for internal administrative review under subsection (1) of this section shall constitute the final agency action subject to judicial review.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50
RCW. WSR 18-12-042, § 132C-276-300, filed 5/30/18, effective 6/30/18.]