322-12-110 - Exemptions

322-12-110. Exemptions

(1) The commission reserves the right to determine that a public record requested in accordance with the procedures outlined in WAC 322-12-090 is exempt under the provisions of chapter 42.56 RCW.

(2) In addition, pursuant to chapter 42.56 RCW, the commission 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 42.56 RCW. The public records office will fully justify such deletion in writing.

(3) All denials of requests for public records must be accompanied by a written statement specifying the reasons 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.

Statutory Authority: RCW 43.115.040. 08-07-001, § 322-12-110, filed 3/5/08, effective 4/5/08; Order 1, § 322-12-110, filed 12/9/74.

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