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Thursday, January 24, 2008

DOC to Hold Public Hearing on Electronic Records Rules

The state Department of Corrections will hold a public forum to gather comments on proposed regulations governing that agency's rules for providing electronic records in electronic formats. This is an important rulemaking for the open-government community.

The hearing will be on January 29, 2008 from 9:00 am to 10:30 a.m. in Room 1028 B-C, Edna Lucille Goodrich Building (DOC Headquarters), 7345 Linderson Way SW, Tumwater. You should go.

Through Feb. 15, public comments on the rulemaking effort can also be submitted by e-mail at, or by writing to the Department of Corrections Public Disclosure Unit, P. O. Box 41118, Olympia, WA 98504. Questions regarding the Department’s rulemaking process can be directing to Gary Banning, Contracts and Regulations Administrator, Department of Corrections Public Disclosure Unit, P.O. Box 41114, Olympia, WA, 98504-1114, or