All branches and facilities of the Washington State Archives are closed to the public until at least May 31st. For more information, please visit our page regarding the closure.
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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