WSR 17-16-010
[Filed July 20, 2017, 9:41 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: In response to recent legislation relating to costs associated with responding to public records requests, sections of chapter 495B-276 WAC will need to be amended to be in compliance of state mandates.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 26B.50.130 [28B.50.130].
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Agencies are authorized to charge for providing copies of electronically produced public records and authorized to set a default fee schedule for such records as allowed in RCW 42.56.120 (2)(b).
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Ronda Laughlin, Rules Coordinator, or Camille Gatza, Executive Director of Human Resources, Bellingham Technical College, 3028 Lindbergh Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225, (360) 752-8334, or (360) 752-8549, or
July 20, 2017
Kimberly Perry