132I-276-045 - Review of denials of public records request

132I-276-045. Review of denials of public records request

(1) Any person who objects to the denial of a request for a public record may petition, in writing, for prompt review of such decision.

(2) The written request by a person requesting review of a decision denying a public record shall be submitted to the president or his designee.

(3) Within two business days after receiving the written request for review of a decision denying a public record, the president or his or her designee, shall complete such review.

(4) During the course of the review the president or his or her designee shall consider the obligations of the district to fully comply with the intent of chapter 42.56 RCW insofar which requires providing full public access to official records, but shall also consider both the exemptions provided in chapter 42.56 RCW and the provisions of the statute which require the college 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.

(Amended by WSR 14-21-063, Filed 10/9/2014, effective 11/9/2014)

Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. 12-16-111, § 132I-276-045, filed 8/1/12, effective 9/1/12. Statutory Authority: Chapter 34.05 RCW et seq., RCW 28B.50.100 and 28B.50.140. 92-15-115, § 132I-276-045, filed 7/21/92, effective 8/21/92.

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