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Text Messaging Policies 

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Outline of four policies around how to manage text messaging in local government business situations. All local governments should develop a clear policy for how text messaging can or cannot be used by employees and elected officials, as well as how text messages will be managed and retained to satisfy the requirements of the Public Records Act (PRA). Below are various policy approaches that other jurisdictions in Washington have taken.

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Document Creating / Publishing Body: MRSC

Date of Creation: May 3, 2018

Related Policies / Guidelines: Advice sheets, agency policies and training sessions for Washington State about Managing Text Messages

Associated SERP Framework Element: Policy

States: Washington

Date Resource Added/Modified: May 14, 2018


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