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Washington Administrative Code

Title 478 WAC – University of Washington


Chapter 478–168 WAC: Regulations for the University of Washington Libraries

WAC 478–168–380: Appeal of library charges.


(1) The library has the right to reduce or forgive fines and charges for borrowers in accordance with the guidelines specified in the Libraries Operations Manual. Borrowers can appeal unresolved problems to the library fines appeals committee.

(2) The libraries inform potential appellants of the availability of the appeals process at the time of billing and in all correspondence regarding the application of sanctions.

(3) Meetings of the libraries fines appeals committee are considered brief adjudicative procedures as defined by the Administrative Procedure Act (chapter 34.05 RCW). Committee meetings are conducted in conformance with the act and other applicable laws.

(4) A completed appeals form must be submitted within six months of billing for the charges to be appealed.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 04-13-087, § 478-168-380, filed 6/17/04, effective 9/21/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.15.031 and 28B.20.130. 95-14-045, § 478-168-380, filed 6/28/95, effective 9/18/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130(1). 79-10-016 (Order 79-4), § 478-168-380, filed 9/7/79; Order 73-1, § 478-168-380, filed 1/8/73.]