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Which Retention Schedules Should Agencies Use?
State Government Agencies
Local Government Entities
Go Paperless ("Scan & Toss")
Destory Non-Archival Records
Transfer Archival Records
Preservation and Destruction of Public Records (chapter 40.14 RCW)
Penal Provisions (chapter 40.16 RCW)
Preservation of Electronic Records (WAC 434-662)
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