Any third-party submission to the commission shall be deemed for all purposes a release and waiver, and an unconditional assignment to the state, of any proprietary or ownership rights therein, and in any materials or data submitted in connection therewith. The commission, the state supreme court, and any other person or entity shall have the free and unrestricted right to make any use whatever, without any charge (except for copying charges that may be assessed by the commission in response to public records requests for plans, under WAC 417-06-160
and chapter 417-02
WAC) and free of any trademark, copyright or similar restriction, of all or any part of any such third-party plan, and any such materials or data.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 44.05.080
(1), chapter 34.05
RCW, Article II, section 43 of the state Constitution and chapter 44.05
RCW. WSR 21-18-037, § 417-06-170, filed 8/24/21, effective 9/24/21. Statutory Authority: RCW 44.05.080
(1). WSR 01-13-123, § 417-06-170, filed 6/20/01, effective 7/9/01; WSR 91-20-006, § 417-06-170, filed 9/19/91, effective 10/20/91.]