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RCW 71.05.620

Court files and records closed—Exceptions—Rules.

*** CHANGE IN 2016 *** (SEE 1713-S3.SL) ***

(1) The files and records of court proceedings under this chapter and chapters 70.96A, 71.34, and 70.96B RCW shall be closed but shall be accessible to:
(a) The department;
(b) The state hospitals as defined in RCW 72.23.010;
(c) Any person who is the subject of a petition;
(d) The person's attorney or guardian;
(e) Resource management services for that person; and
(f) Service providers authorized to receive such information by resource management services.
(2) The department shall adopt rules to implement this section.
Effective date2013 c 200: See note following RCW 70.02.010.
FindingsIntentSeverabilityApplicationConstructionCaptions, part headings, subheadings not lawAdoption of rulesEffective dates2005 c 504: See notes following RCW 71.05.027.
AlphabetizationCorrection of references2005 c 504: See note following RCW 71.05.020.
Contingent effective date1989 c 205 §§ 11-19: "Sections 10 [11] through 19 of this act shall take effect on July 1, 1995, or when regional support networks are established." [ 1989 c 205 § 24.] See note following chapter digest.