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January 9, 2018

Public hearing notice: Governing access to public records, copying

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Gerberding Hall, Room 142, on the University of Washington 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 WAC 478-276-100, “Governing Access to Public Records, Copying.”

The UW is updating WAC 478-276-100 to conform with amendments made by the 2017 Washington Legislature to RCW 42.56.120 regarding agency determination of copying costs for producing public records.

Advance copies of the proposed WAC rules may be obtained by contacting Barbara Lechtanski, director of rules coordination, Box 351210, Seattle, WA 98195-1210, by email at rules@uw.edu, 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 via email to rules@uw.edu, by Jan. 17.

To request disability accommodation for this hearing, contact the Disability Services Office at least 10 days in advance of the event at 206-543-6450 (voice), 206-543-6452 (TTY) or by email at dso@uw.edu.