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WAC 133-20-100

Review of denials of public records requests.

(1) Any person who objects to the denial of a request for public records may petition for prompt review of such decision by submitting a written request for review. The written request shall specifically refer to the written statement by the public records officer or other staff member which constituted or accompanied the denial.
(2) Following receipt of a written request for review of a decision denying a request for public records, the public records officer or other authorized staff member denying the request shall refer it to the chair of the board. The chair or designee shall immediately consider the matter and either affirm or reverse such denial. The request shall be returned with the final decision, within two business days following receipt of the request for review.
(3) Administrative remedies shall not be considered exhausted until the request has been returned with a decision or until the close of the second business day following the denial of inspection, whichever occurs first.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 43.160 RCW. WSR 95-24-086, § 133-20-100, filed 12/5/95, effective 1/5/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.116.050(8) [43.160.050(8)]. WSR 83-10-041 (Order 83-1), § 133-20-100, filed 5/2/83.]
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