WSR 06-10-016

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON


[ Filed April 24, 2006, 11:18 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 478-136 WAC, Use of University of Washington facilities.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 70.160 RCW and RCW 28B.20.130.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To amend the University of Washington's smoking rules consistent with the newly enacted provisions of I-901 (chapter 70.160 RCW).

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Although not federal or state agencies, the University of Washington will keep local health departments, Public Health Seattle and King County, and Tacoma Pierce County Health Department, informed of this rule making and solicit feedback from these local agencies.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. Written comments or inquiries may be directed to Rebecca Goodwin Deardorff, Director of Rules Coordination by one of the following routes: Mail: University of Washington, Rules Coordination Office, Box 355509, Seattle, WA 98195-5509; e-mail: rules@u.washington.edu; or fax (206) 221-6917.

April 20, 2006

Rebecca Goodwin Deardorff

Director of Rules Coordination

Washington State Code Reviser's Office