(1) Public records.
"Public record" includes any writing containing information relating to the conduct of government or the performance of any governmental or proprietary function prepared, owned, used or retained by any state or local agency regardless of physical form or characteristics.
"Writing" means handwriting, typewriting, printing, photostating, photographing, and every other means of recording any form of communication or representation, including letters, e-mail, words, pictures, sounds, or symbols, or combination thereof, and all papers, maps, magnetic or paper tapes, photographic films and prints, magnetic or punched cards, discs, drums and other documents.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13) and 42.17.260(5). 00-10-048, § 132G-276-020, filed 4/26/00, effective 5/27/00; Order 3-11:74, § 132G-276-020, filed 4/26/74.]