437-06-080 - Remedy for review of denial of disclosure

437-06-080. Remedy for review of denial of disclosure

(1) If the person requesting disclosure disagrees with the decision of a public records officer denying disclosure of a public record, this person may within twenty days petition the commission's public records officer for review of the decision denying disclosure. The form used to deny disclosure of a public record shall clearly indicate this right of review.

(2) The public records officer shall review decisions denying disclosure in the most prompt fashion possible, and such review shall be deemed completed at the end of the second business day following receipt by the commission of the petition for review. This shall constitute final agency action for the purposes of judicial review, pursuant to RCW 42.56.520.

Statutory Authority: RCW 9.94A.850 and chapter 34.05 RCW. 09-21-107, § 437-06-080, filed 10/21/09, effective 11/21/09. Statutory Authority: Chapter 9.94A RCW. 84-23-048 (Order 84-01), § 437-06-080, filed 11/19/84.

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