WAC 182-526-0070 Filing documents

WAC 182-526-0070 Filing documents.

Effective September 26, 2021

  1. Filing is the act of delivering documents to the office of administrative hearings (OAH) or the board of appeals (BOA).
  2. The date of filing is the date documents are received by OAH or BOA.
  3. Filing is complete when the documents are received by OAH or BOA during business days between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. If the documents are received after 5:00 p.m. on a business day, the filing is effective the next business day.
  4. A party may file documents by delivering them to OAH or BOA by:
    1. Personal service (e.g., hand delivery);
    2. First class, registered, or certified mail;
    3. Fax transmission;
    4. Electronic service;
    5. Other secure electronic means established by the agency or OAH;
    6. Electronic cloud sharing service approved by the agency;
    7. Commercial delivery service; or
    8. Legal messenger service.
  5. A party may obtain confirmation of receipt of the filing from the OAH or BOA staff to prove that the documents were successfully filed electronically.

This is a reprint of the official rule as published by the Office of the Code Reviser. If there are previous versions of this rule, they can be found using the Legislative Search page.