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WAC 399-20-020

Definitions.

The following definitions shall apply to this chapter:
(1) "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. For the office of the secretary of the senate and the office of the chief clerk of the house of representatives, public records means legislative records as defined in RCW 40.14.100 and also means the following: All budget and financial records; personnel leave, travel, and payroll records; records of legislative sessions; reports submitted to the legislature; and any other record designated a public record by any official action of the senate or the house of representatives.
(2) "Writing" means handwriting, typewriting, printing, photostating, photographing, and every other means of recording any form of communication or representation, including, but not limited to, letters, words, pictures, sounds, or symbols, or combinations thereof, and all papers, maps, magnetic or paper tapes, photographic films and prints, motion picture, film and video recordings, magnetic or punched cards, discs, drums, diskettes, sound recordings, and other documents including existing data compilations from which information may be obtained or translated.
(3) "Board" means the public works board, created in chapter 43.155 RCW, and also refers to the board's officers and staff, where appropriate.
(4) "Department" means the department of community, trade, and economic development, and shall refer to the department's staff, where appropriate.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.155.040(4). WSR 07-05-029, § 399-20-020, filed 2/13/07, effective 3/16/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.155.040 (4) and (5). WSR 98-24-010, § 399-20-020, filed 11/19/98, effective 12/20/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.155.040(4). WSR 95-11-093, § 399-20-020, filed 5/19/95, effective 6/19/95. Statutory Authority: 1985 c 446 § 10. WSR 85-24-072 (Order 85-17), § 399-20-020, filed 12/4/85.]
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