Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Docket - Pending Proceedings

AGO Public Records Rules
2019 Activity: CR 101 Aug. 2019, CR 102 Oct. 2019

The Attorney General’s Office anticipates possible rulemaking in 2019 to update chapter 44-06 WAC.  That chapter describes procedures for Public Records Act requests submitted to the AGO.  The AGO has filed a Preproposal Statement of Inquiry (CR-101). The AGO has filed a Proposed Rule Making Form (CR-102).

You can read and comment on the proposal during the formal comment period.

To submit written comments you can:

  • Send a letter to Jennifer Steele, Office of the Attorney General, PO Box 40100, Olympia, WA 98504-0100.
  • Email Jennifer Steele
  • Submit comments through this online form.

Advance written comments will be received no later than December 9, 2019; written and oral comments will also be accepted at the December 10, 2019 public hearing.  See the CR-102 linked above for hearing location and time. Written comments will be posted on this web page

Prior Rulemaking

AGO Public Records Fee Schedule Rule
Request AGO Public Records
2016-18 Activity: CR-103E July 2017CR-103E Nov. 2017, CR-101CR-102, CR-103P, CES

AGO Public Record Model Rules
Model Rules on Public Disclosure
2016-18 Activity: CR-101, CR-102, CR-103P

Public comments regarding the CR-102 are public records under RCW 42.56.  Copies of public comments received regarding the CR-102 will be posted here: [8/24-8/31, 9/1-9/22, 9/23-9/30, 10/1-10/4, 10/4 Hearing].
Public Hearing Transcript

Concise Explanatory Statement (CES) Response to Comments

Lemon Law
Lemon Law
2016-17 Activity: CR-101, CR-102, CR-103P

Medicaid Fraud
Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
2016-17 Activity: CR-101, CR-102, CR-103P


This report details the anticipated rulemaking activities for the Attorney General’s Office.  If you have any questions regarding this report or the Attorney General’s rulemaking activities, please contact Elaine Ganga at (360) 753-9672.

Rules Agenda - January 2020


Previous Agendas

Rules Agenda - July 2019

Rules Agenda - January 2019

Rules Agenda - June 2018

Rules Agenda - January 2018

Rules Agenda - July 2017

Rules Agenda - January 2017

Lemon Law 2009


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