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WAC 16-531-060

Exemptions.

The commission's public records are available for disclosure except as otherwise provided under chapter 42.56 RCW or any other law. Requestors should be aware of the following exemptions to public disclosure specific to commission records. This list is not exhaustive and other exemptions may apply:
(1) Production or sales records required to determine assessment levels and actual assessment payments to the commission under chapter 15.115 RCW (reference RCW 42.56.380(3)).
(2) Financial and commercial information and records supplied by persons:
(a) To the commission for the purpose of conducting a referendum for the establishment of the commission; or
(b) To the commission under chapter 15.115 RCW with respect to domestic or export marketing activities or individual producer's production information (reference RCW 42.56.380(5)).
(3) Personal information in any files maintained for employees, appointees, or elected officials of any public agency to the extent that disclosure would violate their right to privacy (reference RCW 42.56.230(3)).
(4) Lists of individuals requested for commercial purposes (reference RCW 42.56.070(9)).
(5) Records that are relevant to a controversy to which the commission is a party but which records would not be available to another party under the rules of pretrial discovery for causes pending in the superior courts, including records involving attorney-client communications between the commission and the office of the attorney general (reference RCW 5.60.060(2) and 42.56.290).
(6) List of individuals requested for commercial purposes (reference RCW 42.56.070(9)).
(7) Residential addresses, residential telephone numbers, personal wireless telephone numbers, personal electronic mail addresses, Social Security numbers and emergency contact information of dependents of employees or volunteers of the commission that are held by the commission in personnel records, public employment related records, or volunteer rosters, or are included in any mailing list of employees or volunteers of the commission (reference RCW 42.56.250(3)).
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.115.160, 42.56.040, and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 17-07-136, § 16-531-060, filed 3/22/17, effective 4/22/17.]
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