PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Public records model rule.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Section 4, chapter 483, Laws of 2005.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The legislature required the attorney general to adopt these model rules. They will collect and describe best practices on public records processing to aid records requestors and agencies.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Legislatively mandated.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. Public forums (see below), written comments, and web-based comment form (see http://www.atg.wa.gov/records/PDATour.shtml).
|July 26, 2005||7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.||Bremerton||Olympic College Theater|
|August 16, 2005||7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.||Yakima||Yakima Valley Community College
HUB Activity Room
|August 17, 2005||7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.||Wenatchee||Wenatchee Valley College Theater|
|August 23, 2005||7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.||Everett||Everett Community College
Jackson Conference Room
|August 24, 2005||7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.||Aberdeen-Hoquiam||Grays Harbor College
Joseph A. Malik Administration Building
|September 7, 2005||7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.||Longview||Lower Columbia Community College
|September 13, 2005||7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.||Tacoma||Tacoma News-Tribune
Baker Conference Room
|September 20, 2005||7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.||Mt. Vernon||Skagit Valley Community College Cafeteria|
|September 28, 2005||7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.||Spokane||Northwest Museum of Art & Culture
Eric A. Johnston Memorial Auditorium
|October 3, 2005||7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.||Olympia||Capitol Campus
John L. O'Brien Building, HHR A
|October 5, 2005||7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.||Vancouver||WSU Vancouver Auditorium|
|October 11, 2005||7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.||Seattle||TBA|
August 2, 2005