WSR 21-15-081
[Filed July 16, 2021, 4:47 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Rules implementing the Public Records Act and amending chapter 143-06 WAC, fee waivers for public records requests.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 42.56.040 and 43.105.057.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency is considering amending its rules relating to public records to conform with EHB 1595 and agency policies.
Process for Developing New Rule: To the extent practicable, the consolidated technology services (CTS) intends to seek stakeholder and public input during the rule drafting and development process. At a later date, CTS will file proposed rules, hold a public hearing(s), and accept written comments before adopting permanent rules. Interested parties should contact the staff person identified below. A copy of the proposal will be sent to everyone on the mailing list and to anyone who requests a copy.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Brianna Southworth, 1500 Jefferson Street, Olympia, WA, phone 360-407-2953, email, website
July 8, 2021
Brianna Southworth
Records Management Manager