174-276-060 - Requests for public records

174-276-060. Requests for public records

In accordance with the requirements of chapter 42.17 RCW, that agencies prevent unreasonable invasions of privacy, protect public records from damage or disorganization, and prevent excessive interference with essential functions of the agency, public records are only obtainable by members of the public when those members of the public comply with the following procedures:

(1) A request shall be made in writing upon a form which shall be available at the office of the public records officer and shall be presented to the public records officer or the president's designee. Such request shall include the following:

(a) The name of the person requesting the record.

(b) The time of day and calendar date on which the request was made.

(c) If the matter requested is referenced within the current index maintained by the college records officer, a reference to the requested record as it is described in such index.

(d) If the requested matter is not identifiable by reference to the college records current index, a statement that succinctly describes the record requested.

(e) A verification that the records requested shall not be used to compile a commercial sales list.

(2) In all cases in which a member of the public is making a request, it shall be the obligation of the college person to whom the request is being made to assist the member of the public in succinctly identifying the public record requested.

Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.40.120(12). 97-13-047, § 174-276-060, filed 6/13/97, effective 7/14/97. Statutory Authority: Chapter 34.05 RCW. 90-04-011, § 174-276-060, filed 1/26/90, effective 2/26/90.

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