(1) No fee shall be charged for the inspection of public records.
(2) The department shall collect a fee of twenty cents per page plus postage to reimburse itself for the cost of providing copies of public records.
(3) Nothing contained in this section shall preclude the department from agreeing to exchange or provide copies of manuals or other public records with other state or federal agencies, whenever doing so is in the best interest of the department.
(4) The secretary of the department or his designee is authorized to waive any of the foregoing copying costs.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 10.97.080, 42.17.250 and 72.01.090. 85-13-020 (Order 85-06), § 137-08-110, filed 6/10/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.250. 82-04-023 (Order 82-3), § 137-08-110, filed 1/26/82.]