247-12-080 - Exemptions and denials of requested public records

247-12-080. Exemptions and denials of requested public records

(1) The authority reserves the right to determine that a public record requested in accordance with the procedures outlined in WAC 247-12-060 is exempt under the provisions of RCW 42.17.310.

(2) In addition, pursuant to RCW 42.17.260, the authority reserves the right to delete identifying details when it makes available or publishes any public record in any cases when there is reason to believe that disclosure of such details would be an invasion of personal privacy protected by chapter 42.17 RCW. The public records officer will fully justify such deletion in writing.

(3) All denials of requests for public records must be accompanied by a written statement specifying the reason for authorizing the withholding of the record and a brief explanation of how the exemption applies to the record withheld.

Statutory Authority: RCW 70.37.050. 79-10-101 (Order 2, Resolution No. 79-3), ยง 247-12-080, filed 9/26/79.

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