WSR 17-18-107
[Filed September 6, 2017, 11:13 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 478-276 WAC, Governing access to public records.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.20.130; chapter 42.56 RCW; and RCW 42.56.120 (as amended by chapter 304, Laws of 207 [2017]).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The University of Washington is considering updates and amendments to its chapter governing access to public records in order to reflect recent legislative and case law changes, as well as proposed updates to the Public Records Act model rules.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
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 Barbara Lechtanski, Director of Rules Coordination, University of Washington, Rules Coordination Office, Box 351210, Seattle, WA 98195-1210, email
September 6, 2017
Barbara Lechtanski
Director of Rules Coordination