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PDFWAC 260-09-010

Authority and purpose.

(1) The purpose of these rules is to establish the procedures the commission will follow in order to provide full access to public records. These rules provide information to persons wishing to request access to public records of the commission and establish processes for both requestors and the commission staff that are designed to best assist members of the public in obtaining such access.
(2) The purpose of the chapter is to also provide the public full access to information concerning the conduct of government, mindful of individuals' privacy rights and the desirability of the efficient administration of government. These rules will be interpreted in favor of disclosure. In carrying out its responsibilities, the commission will be guided by the provisions of the public records law of the state of Washington.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.16.020 and 67.16.040. WSR 10-05-065, ยง 260-09-010, filed 2/12/10, effective 3/15/10.]
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