1-06-095 - Closing public records requests

1-06-095. Closing public records requests

(1) Generally. Once the requestor has inspected or been provided with copies of the records made available in response to his or her request, that request is closed. However, with respect to any installment of records other than the final installment, the foregoing applies only to that installment and not the entire request, unless otherwise provided in this chapter.

(2) Other closing events. A request may also be closed:

(a) If a requestor does not respond to a request for clarification or otherwise fails to clarify within ten business days;

(b) If the requestor fails to make a required deposit or payment for requested copies as provided under WAC 1-06-090;

(c)If the requestor fails to respond to a notice of availability as provided under WAC 1-06-084;

(d)If all records identified in any notice of availability, including a notice with respect to an installment of records, have not been inspected, paid for, or picked up within fifteen business days of issuance of such notice of availability; or

(e)As otherwise provided by this chapter or by law.

(3) Disposition of records upon closing. Upon the closing of a request, originals of any records assembled in response to the request will be refiled, and any copies of records may be destroyed.

(Adopted by WSR 17-24-026, Filed 11/28/2017, effective 12/29/2017)

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