Records Act exemptions.
There are a number of types of records exempt
from public inspection and copying. The college reserves the right to determine
that a public record requested in accordance with WAC
, or any portion
thereof, is exempt under the Public Records Act.
should be aware of the following exemptions, outside the Public Records Act,
that restrict the availability of some documents held by the college for
inspection and copying. This is not an exhaustive list as numerous exemptions
exist outside of the act to an academic setting. The college's failure to list
an exemption here shall not affect the efficacy of any exemption.
5.60.060 - Privileged
- Family Educational Rights and Privacy
- HIPPA privacy rule;
Chapter 19.108 RCW and
4.24.601 - Uniform Trades Secret Act;
(f) Chapter 10.97 RCW -
Regarding criminal history information.
exemptions. A denial of any record, in whole or part, shall include a
statement of the specific exemption(s) authorizing the withholding of the
record (or portion thereof) and a brief explanation of how the exemption
applies to the record of information withheld.
Wash. Admin. Code §
16-12-039, Filed 5/25/2016, effective
17-23-180, Filed 11/21/2017, effective