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Title 478 WAC - University of Washington


Chapter 478-276 WAC: Governing Access to Public Records

WAC 478-276-080: Requests for public records.


All requests under the Public Records Act to inspect or copy public records shall be in writing and shall be directed to the university's public records officer at the e-mail address, street address, or facsimile number set forth in WAC 478-276-140. The request shall include the following information:

(1) The requestor's name, e-mail address or street address, and telephone number; and

(2) A request for identifiable public records.

An identifiable public record is one for which the requestor has given a reasonable description enabling the university to locate the requested record.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130 and chapter 42.56 RCW. 13-05-073, § 478-276-080, filed 2/19/13, effective 3/22/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130, 2005 c 274, and Executive Order 97-02. 06-17-131, § 478-276-080, filed 8/22/06, effective 9/22/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130, 42.17.260, 42.17.290, 42.17.300 and chapter 34.05 RCW. 01-11-136, § 478-276-080, filed 5/23/01, effective 6/23/01; 97-14-004, § 478-276-080, filed 6/19/97, effective 7/20/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 91-10-031, § 478-276-080, filed 4/24/91, effective 5/25/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130(1). 81-20-049 (Order 81-2), § 478-276-080, filed 10/2/81; Order 73-5, § 478-276-080, filed 5/29/73.]