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Exemptions.

(1) The Public Records Act (chapter 42.56 RCW) exempts a number of types of records from public inspection, production, and copying that the board may assert when responding to a request for public records. In addition, records are exempt from disclosure if any "other statute" exempts or prohibits disclosure. Requestors should be aware of the following exemptions, outside the Public Records Act, that restrict the availability of some documents held by WSLCB for inspection and copying:
(a) Autopsy, post mortem or medical examiner reports. Requests for these records should be referred to the agency which originated the record(s): Coroner's office, medical examiner's office, etc. (RCW 68.50.105)
(b) Claim file information. On any industrial insurance claim. (RCW 51.28.070)
(c) Criminal history reports. Certain criminal history information concerning nonconviction data is prohibited from disclosure under chapter 10.97 RCW. Law enforcement agency reports should be referred to the agency that originated the report. (RCW 10.97.080)
(d) Crime victims. Files and information. (RCW 7.68.140)
(e) Attorney client privileged communications, mediation communications. Communications protected by RCW 5.60.060(2), 42.56.290 and 7.07.030 exempt from disclosure.
(f) Medical records and data. Medical records, drug records, accident victims and other persons to which WSLCB has access. (RCW 42.56.360(2) and chapter 70.02 RCW)
(g) Social Security numbers. (RCW 42.56.250(3) and 42 U.S.C. Section 405 (c)(2)(C)(vii)(1))
(h) Trade secrets. As defined in RCW 19.108.010, including blueprints, diagrams, drawings, formulas, photos, etc., requested to be held confidential by the affected person. Should be labeled "RESTRICTED TRADE INFORMATION." (RCW 39.10.470(2) and 49.17.200)
(2) The WSLCB is prohibited by statute from disclosing lists of individuals for commercial purposes under RCW 42.56.070.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.56.120, 34.05.220, 42.56.040, 66.08.030, and 66.08.050. WSR 18-05-006, § 314-60-100, filed 2/7/18, effective 3/10/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 66.08.030, 34.05.220, and 42.56.40 [42.56.040]. WSR 09-07-070, § 314-60-100, filed 3/13/09, effective 4/13/09; Order 56, § 314-60-100, filed 5/31/77, effective 7/1/77; Order 22, § 314-60-100, filed 4/17/73, effective 5/18/73.]
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