WSR 17-13-080
[Insurance Commissioner Matter No. R 2017-05—Filed June 16, 2017, 3:24 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Public records requests copy costs.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 48.02.060, 42.56.070, 42.56.120.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The proposed rule would amend sections of WAC 284-03-035 to be consistent with the statutory amendments in EHB 1595 (passed 2017), particularly those provisions concerning charging fees for copies of public records.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: All state agencies subject to the Public Records Act, chapter 42.56 RCW are potentially impacted by this new legislation.
Process for Developing New Rule: Submit written comments by August 4, 2017, to Stacy Middleton, P.O. [Box] 40258, Olympia, WA 98504-0258,, fax (360) 586-3109.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Stacy Middleton, P.O. [Box] 40258, Olympia, WA 98504-0258, (360) 725-9651,
June 16, 2017
Mike Kreidler
Insurance Commissioner