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PDFWAC 173-03-090

Review of denial of public records requestClaim of exemption.

(1) A requestor who objects to the denial of a request for a public record may petition for prompt review of that decision by submitting a written request for review to the public records officer at the email address or mailing address set forth in WAC 173-03-030(3). The written request shall specifically refer to the written statement by the public records officer or designee which constituted or accompanied the denial.
(2) Immediately after receiving a written request for review of a decision denying a public record, the public records officer shall refer it to the director or the director's delegate. The director or delegate shall immediately consider the matter and either affirm or reverse the denial. Within two business days following receipt of the petition for review the director or delegate will notify the requestor of the decision or notify the requestor that more time is required to consider the petition.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.56.100. WSR 17-23-098 (Order 16-14), § 173-03-090, filed 11/15/17, effective 12/16/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.250. WSR 98-16-052 (Order 98-12), § 173-03-090, filed 7/31/98, effective 8/31/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.250 - 42.17.340. WSR 78-02-041 (Order DE 77-35), § 173-03-090, filed 1/17/78.]
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