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House Bill 1379


House Bill 1379

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF HB 1379 (Updated April 29, 2007 5:54 pm - DI 87)


Copying and certification of documents. Increases the fee (from five to seven cents) that the county recorder can charge a bulk user for bulk form copies. Specifies that money in the records perpetuation fund may not be deposited in the county general fund and does not revert to the county general fund at the end of a fiscal year. Provides that a local government agency may charge a fee of not more than $5 for certifying a document instead of the actual cost to the agency (specifically excludes the copying and certification charges of a health and hospital corporation and a local department of health's charges for certificates of birth, death, or stillbirth registration. Provides that a local government agency may charge a fee for copying a document that does not exceed the greater of: (1)10 cents per page (for noncolor copies) or 25 cents per page (for color copies); or (2) the actual cost to the agency (specifically excludes the charges of a health and hospital corporation and a local department of health's charges for certificates of birth, death, and stillbirth registration. Removes the definition of "actual cost" in the current law allowing local agencies to charge the "actual cost" of copying, certifying, or facsimile transmission of a document. Removes a provision in the current law that allows a local agency to charge the actual cost of facsimile transmission of a document. Makes a technical change to resolve a conflict with SEA 526-2007.
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