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Chapter 42.56 RCW


Finding, purpose.
Short title.
Duty to publish procedures.
Invasion of privacy, when.
Disclaimer of public liability.
Documents and indexes to be made public.
Facilities for copyingAvailability of public records.
Times for inspection and copyingPosting on web site.
Protection of public recordsPublic access.
Destruction of information relating to employee misconduct.
Charges for copying.
Other provisions not superseded.
Public records exemptions accountability committee.
TrainingLocal elected and statewide elected officials.
TrainingPublic records officers.
Assistance by attorney general.
Certain personal and other records exempt.
Personal information.
Investigative, law enforcement, and crime victims.
Employment and licensing.
Real estate transactions.
Financial, commercial, and proprietary information.
Preliminary drafts, notes, recommendations, intra-agency memorandums.
Agency party to controversy.
Archaeological sites.
Library records.
Educational information.
Public utilities and transportation.
Public utility districts and municipally owned electrical utilitiesRestrictions on access by law enforcement authorities.
Timeshare, condominium, etc. owner lists.
Health professionals.
Health care.
Client records of domestic violence programs, or community sexual assault programs or services for underserved populations.
Agriculture and livestock.
Emergency or transitional housing.
Insurance and financial institutions.
Property and casualty insurance statements of actuarial opinion.
Employment security department records, certain purposes.
Fish and wildlife.
Veterans' discharge papersExceptions.
Check cashers and sellers licensing applications.
Correctional industries workers.
Inactive programs.
Duty to disclose or withhold informationOtherwise provided.
Prompt responses required.
Review of agency denial.
Court protection of public records.
Judicial review of agency actions.
Application of RCW 42.56.550.
Inspection or copying by persons serving criminal sentencesInjunction.
Explanatory pamphlet.
Public records officers.
Personal informationNotice of security breaches.
Mediation communications.
Certain information from dairies and feedlots limitedRules.
Enumeration data used by the office of financial management for population estimates.
Marijuana research licensee reports.
Medical marijuana authorization database.
Registration information of members of cooperatives to produce and process medical marijuana.
Purpose2005 c 274 §§ 402-429.
Part headings not law2005 c 274.
Effective date2005 c 274.
Effective date2006 c 209.
Intent2007 c 391.
Criminal records privacy: Chapter 10.97 RCW.