(1) Only commission staff may copy public documents unless the public records officer decides that copying by others will not disrupt commission business operations or pose any risk to the integrity and safety of the documents.
(2) No person may take any public record from the area the public records officer designates for public inspection of public records unless expressly authorized to do so by the public records officer.
(3) When a member of the public asks to examine an entire file or group of public records, as distinguished from specific public records that can be individually identified and made available, the commission may take a reasonable time to inspect the file or group of public records to remove any material designated as confidential and any information protected from disclosure by chapter 42.17
RCW, or other provision of law.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040 and 80.04.160. 03-24-028 (General Order R-510, Docket No. A-010648), § 480-04-130, filed 11/24/03, effective 1/1/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160 and 81.04.160. 98-02-011 (Order R-446, Docket No. A-970591), § 480-04-130, filed 12/29/97, effective 1/29/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040. 92-07-006 (Order R-368, Docket No. A-910530), § 480-04-130, filed 3/5/92, effective 4/5/92; Order R-43, § 480-04-130, filed 4/5/73.]