Chapter 42.56 RCW

PUBLIC RECORDS ACT

Sections

42.56.001Finding, purpose.
42.56.010Definitions.
42.56.020Short title.
42.56.030Construction.
42.56.040Duty to publish procedures.
42.56.050Invasion of privacy, when.
42.56.060Disclaimer of public liability.
42.56.070Documents and indexes to be made publicStatement of costs.
42.56.080Identifiable recordsFacilities for copyingAvailability of public records.
42.56.090Times for inspection and copyingPosting on web site.
42.56.100Protection of public recordsPublic access.
42.56.110Destruction of information relating to employee misconduct.
42.56.120Charges for copying.
42.56.130Other provisions not superseded.
42.56.140Public records exemptions accountability committee.
42.56.141Public records exemptions accountability committeeWolf depredation information exemption.
42.56.150TrainingLocal elected and statewide elected officials.
42.56.152TrainingPublic records officers.
42.56.155Assistance by attorney general.
42.56.210Certain personal and other records exempt.
42.56.230Personal information.
42.56.235Religious affiliation exemption.
42.56.240Investigative, law enforcement, and crime victims.
42.56.250Employment and licensing.
42.56.260Real estate transactions.
42.56.270Financial, commercial, and proprietary information.
42.56.280Preliminary drafts, notes, recommendations, intra-agency memorandums.
42.56.290Agency party to controversy.
42.56.300Archaeological sites.
42.56.310Library records.
42.56.320Educational information.
42.56.330Public utilities and transportation.
42.56.335Public utility districts and municipally owned electrical utilitiesRestrictions on access by law enforcement authorities.
42.56.340Timeshare, condominium, etc. owner lists.
42.56.350Health professionals.
42.56.355Interstate medical licensure compact.
42.56.360Health care.
42.56.370Client records of domestic violence programs, or community sexual assault programs or services for underserved populations.
42.56.380Agriculture and livestock.
42.56.390Emergency or transitional housing.
42.56.400Insurance and financial institutions (as amended by 2018 c 30).
42.56.400Insurance and financial institutions (as amended by 2018 c 260).
42.56.403Property and casualty insurance statements of actuarial opinion.
42.56.410Employment security department records, certain purposes.
42.56.420Security.
42.56.430Fish and wildlife.
42.56.440Veterans' discharge papersExceptions.
42.56.450Check cashers and sellers licensing applications.
42.56.460Fireworks.
42.56.470Correctional industries workers.
42.56.510Duty to disclose or withhold informationOtherwise provided.
42.56.520Prompt responses required.
42.56.530Review of agency denial.
42.56.540Court protection of public records.
42.56.550Judicial review of agency actions.
42.56.560Application of RCW 42.56.550.
42.56.565Inspection or copying by persons serving criminal sentencesInjunction.
42.56.570Explanatory pamphletAdvisory model rulesConsultation and training services.
42.56.580Public records officers.
42.56.590Personal informationNotice of security breaches.
42.56.600Mediation communications.
42.56.610Certain information from dairies and feedlots limitedRules.
42.56.615Enumeration data used by the office of financial management for population estimates.
42.56.620Marijuana research licensee reports.
42.56.625Medical marijuana authorization database.
42.56.630Registration information of members of cooperatives to produce and process medical marijuana.
42.56.640Vulnerable individuals, in-home caregivers for vulnerable populations.
42.56.645Release of public information2017 c 4 (Initiative Measure No. 1501).
42.56.900Purpose2005 c 274 §§ 402-429.
42.56.904Intent2007 c 391.

NOTES:

Criminal records privacy: Chapter 10.97 RCW.
Restrictions on dissemination of child forensic interview recordings: RCW 26.44.187 and 26.44.188.
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