132R-175-100 - Exemptions

132R-175-100. Exemptions

(1) The district reserves the right to determine that a public record requested in accordance with the procedures outlined in WAC 132R-175-080 is exempt under the provisions of chapter 42.56 RCW or any other law that exempts or prohibits disclosure. All denials of requests for public records must be accompanied by a written statement specifying the reason for the denial, including a statement of the specific exemption authorizing the withholding of the record and a brief explanation of how the exemption applies to the record withheld.

(2) In addition, pursuant to chapter 42.56 RCW, the district reserves the right to delete/redact portions of documents. If deletions/redactions are made they will be accompanied by a written statement specifying the reason for the deletion/redaction, including a statement of the specific exemption authorizing the deletion/redaction and a brief explanation of how the exemption applies to the information which is deleted/redacted.

(3) The district maintains a nonexclusive list of records that it considers exempt from disclosure on its public records web site at http://www.bigbend.edu/information-center/public-information-request/.

(Amended by WSR 18-17-027, Filed 8/6/2018, effective 9/6/2018)

Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140 and chapter 34.05 RCW. 03-15-063, § 132R-175-100, filed 7/14/03, effective 8/14/03; Order 73-8, § 132R-175-100, filed 5/4/73.

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