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Friday, June 22, 2007

Corrections Faces Another Records Lawsuit

"A Thurston County judge will soon decide if the state Department of Corrections was obligated to provide electronic records to Doug Moore, a Tacoma man who wants to find out how many hours part-time agency employees must work in order to qualify for health insurance. "

The Department of Corrections should look at the Attorney General's recently-adopted (non-binding) model rules on providing electronic records (scroll down to "2007 Model Rules (Electronic Records)"). They say that electronic records should be provided in an electronic format in most cases.