OLYMPIA…The Office of the Attorney General announced today that the Public Records Exemptions Accountability Committee’s Criteria Subcommittee has set the agenda for their first meeting. The meeting will be held Wednesday, September 12 from 9am to Noon at the Administrative Office of the Courts located at 18000 Pacific Highway South, Suite 1106, SeaTac, Washington.
The Public Records Exemptions Accountability Committee was created by legislation signed into law. The committee will annually review all exemptions, including newly-passed ones and to recommend repeal or amendment of exemptions to the Public Records Act.
Welcome and introductions 9 – 9:15
Subcommittee discussion: What criteria to apply 9:15 – 10:30
when deciding whether to keep, modify, or abolish
Break 10:30 – 10:45
Public comment 10:45 – 11:30
Committee discussion continued / Next steps 11:30 – Noon
Members of the Criteria Subcommittee:
Thomas Carr, Seattle city attorney (Sunshine Committee Chair)
Senator Adam Kline
Senator Pam Roach
Representative Jay Rodne
Roselyn Marcus, Office of Financial Management
Ramsey Ramerman, Foster Pepper PLLC
Media Contact: J. Ryan Shannon, Media Relations Manager, (360) 753-2727