1. The law regarding maintenance, management and dissemination of legislative records is set forth in Title 40 of the Revised Code of Washington.
2. Reports of newly enacted legislation and its legislative history are available at the local county law library. However, thee materials are often unsatisfactory for your purposes because they lack depth.
3. Detailed information, such as floor votes, committee reports and statements of legislators, generally can be obtained by contacting the Clerk of the House of Representatives (753-7750), the Secretary of the Senate (786-7550) or the committee that has dealt with or is dealing with the matter in which you are interested (1-800-321-2808, general information).
4. Legislators are entitled to keep personal correspondence confidential.
5. The Code Reviser's Office is also permitted to keep bill-drafting records confidential.
6. The Secretary of the Senate and the Chief Clerk of the House are considered administrative agencies subject to the Public Disclosure Act.