Washington Administrative Code
Title 434 - Secretary of State
434-663 - Imaging systems, standards for accuracy and durability.
434-663-100 - Legality.

PDFWAC 434-663-100


The purpose of this chapter is to establish standards and recommended practices for the creation, preservation, access to, and retention of public records on electronic imaging systems. Electronic imaging systems may legally be used for recording, producing, reproducing, maintaining, and storing public records if:

(1) Those systems meet the standards set forth in this chapter;

(2) The systems are used in accordance with this chapter; and

(3) The retention and disposition of the original and copies of records maintained on those systems regardless of media are scheduled, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with chapter 40.14 RCW. Nothing in this chapter can be construed to limit the admissibility of any public record as evidence.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 40.14.020(6). WSR 00-20-038, § 434-663-100, filed 9/28/00, effective 10/29/00. Statutory Authority: Chapter 40.14 RCW. WSR 94-04-102, § 434-663-100, filed 2/1/94, effective 3/7/94.]

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