Filing and service of all other papers.
(1) Filing of papers: All pleadings and briefs shall be filed with the board by electronic mail unless a petitioner does not have the technological capacity to do so. The original and three copies of all documents shall be filed with the board personally, or by mail or commercial parcel delivery service and must be postmarked or sent on the same date as the electronic filing. Filings less than fifteen pages may be made by fax transmission. The original and three copies must be postmarked or sent on the same date as the fax transmission to be deemed filed.
Filings made by electronic mail and/or fax transmission shall be deemed filed upon actual receipt during office hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays. Any transmission not completed before 5:00 p.m. will be stamped received on the following business day. The date and time indicated by the board's fax machine or receiving computer shall be presumptive evidence of the date and time of receipt of transmission. All papers will be deemed filed with the board on the date received by electronic mail provided that the original document and three copies are postmarked or commercially sent on the same date as the fax transmission or electronic mail filing. See WAC 242-03-060
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(2) Service: Parties shall serve copies of all filings on all other named parties by electronic mail, on or before the date filed with the board, unless a party lacks technical capability. Service is accomplished when the document is transmitted electronically, or, by agreement among the parties or exception granted by the presiding officer, is postmarked or commercially sent by the required date.
(3) Filing and service requirements may be altered in emergency situations, in which the governor declares a statewide emergency.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 36.70A.270
(7). WSR 21-17-069, § 242-03-240, filed 8/12/21, effective 9/12/21. Statutory Authority: RCW 36.70A.270
(4) and (7). WSR 16-02-114, § 242-03-240, filed 1/6/16, effective 2/6/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 36.70A.270
(7). WSR 13-01-026, § 242-03-240, filed 12/11/12, effective 1/11/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.21B.005
, and 36.70A.270
(7). WSR 12-05-110, § 242-03-240, filed 2/22/12, effective 3/24/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 36.70A.270
(7). WSR 11-13-109, § 242-03-240, filed 6/21/11, effective 7/22/11.]