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PDFWAC 495E-276-110

Review of denials of public records requests.

(1) Any person who objects to the denial of a request for a public record may petition for prompt review of such decision by tendering a written request for review to the district president or his/her designee. The written request shall specifically refer to the written statement which constituted or accompanied the denial.
(2) Within two business days after receiving the written request for review, the president of the district, or his or her designee, shall complete such review and issue a final written decision.
(3) During the course of the review the president or his or her designee shall consider the obligations of the district to comply with the intent of chapter 42.17 RCW insofar as it requires providing full public access to official records, but shall also consider the exemptions provided in RCW 42.17.310 and other pertinent statutes and rules, and the provisions of the statute which require the district to protect public records from damage or disorganization, prevent excessive interference with essential functions of the agency, and prevent any unreasonable invasion of personal privacy by deleting identifying details.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140 and 42.17.250 et seq. WSR 93-13-114, ยง 495E-276-110, filed 6/21/93, effective 7/22/93.]
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