1-06-110 - Review of denials of public records request

1-06-110. Review of denials of public records request

(1) Petition for review. 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 public records officer. The written request must specifically refer to the written statement by the public records officer or other staff member which constituted or accompanied the denial.

(2)Response to petition. Immediately after receiving a written request for review of a decision denying a public record, the public records officer or other staff member denying the request will refer the request for review to the code reviser or his or her designee. The code reviser or designee will immediately consider the matter and either affirm or reverse such denial within two business days following receipt of the written request for review of the denial.

(3)Exhaustion of administrative remedies. Administrative remedies are not exhausted until the agency has returned the petition with a decision or until the close of the second full business day following receipt of the written request for review of the denial, whichever occurs first.

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

Order 8, ยง 1-06-110, filed 9/25/74, effective 10/25/74.

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