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November 28, 2012

Official notice: Opportunity to comment on access to public records

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held at noon, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, in Room 142 of Gerberding Hall, on the UW Seattle campus. The purpose of the hearing is to allow all interested persons an opportunity to present their views, either orally or in writing, on the proposed amendments to Chapter 478-276 WAC, “Governing Access to Public Records.”

The university proposes amending Chapter 478-276 WAC to better conform to case law and statutory developments since the previous amendment; to modify business hours as provided in RCW 42.56.090; and to reflect current business practices.

Advance copies of the proposed WAC rules may be obtained by contacting Rebecca Goodwin Deardorff, director of rules coordination, Box 351210, Seattle, WA 98195 or by phone at 206-543-9219. Copies will also be available at the hearing.

Persons wishing to provide written comment may submit their remarks to Deardorff at the above address, by email to rules@uw.edu, or by fax to 206-685-3825, by Dec. 7, 2012.

To request disability accommodation for this hearing, contact the UW Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance of the event at: 206-543-6450/voice, 206-543-6452/TTY, 206-685-7264/fax, or by email at dso@u.washington.edu.