WSR 03-24-089

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

[ Filed December 3, 2003, 9:40 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: December 1, 2003.

Purpose: The rule is intended to balance the interests of access, safety, and security on the state capitol grounds for public employees, visitors, agency clients, and persons exercising their rights to free speech and assembly.

The rule will provide a means to control unauthorized camping activities that create public health, safety, or security risks. It will also provide a mechanism to enable persons exercising their rights to free speech and assembly to obtain authorization for vigils and other similar activities.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.19011 [43.19.011], 43.19.125, and 46.08.150.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 03-20-112 on October 1, 2003.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

December 1, 2003

R. D. Fukai

Director


NEW SECTION
WAC 236-12-435   Camping on state capitol grounds.   Camping on the state capitol grounds is prohibited unless permitted by the Director of the Department of General Administration. Camping means arranging any type of structure, shelter or bedding, or parking a vehicle, for purposes of habitation.

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