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How are the five business days calculated when responding to a public records request?

RCW 42.56.520 provides that a response to a request for public records must be made within five (5) business days. The day the request is received does not count as one of the five (5) days. Weekends and holidays observed by the agency are also excluded in the calculation. Within the five (5) days, the County will do one of the following: – provide the records (or an installment of the records) – acknowledge receipt of the request and give an estimated timetable for delivery – ask for clarification – deny the request with a statement as to why the record is being withheld and a citation of the applicable state or federal statute.