WSR 17-19-015
[Filed September 7, 2017, 3:55 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 222-08-090 pertaining to the collection of fees for public records requests.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 42.56.040 and 76.09.040.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The 2017 legislature passed HB [EHB] 1595 changing the requirements and structure around fee collection for public records under the Public Records Act. Rule amendments will reflect changes in the statute.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: The board will request input from interested stakeholders while developing rule language.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Patricia Anderson, P.O. Box 47012, phone 360-902-1413, fax 360-902-1428, email
August 9, 2017
Stephen Bernath