WSR 09-16-025

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

COMMUNITY COLLEGES

OF SPOKANE

[ Filed July 27, 2009, 8:49 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Repeal of WAC 132Q-07-030 Outside speakers and 132Q-07-040 Distribution of materials.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.50.140(10).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: On June 16, 2009, the board of trustees of Washington State Community College District 17 (Community Colleges of Spokane (CCS)) directed administration to repeal WAC 132Q-07-030 Outside speakers and 132Q-07-040 Distribution of materials, because a preliminary injunction prohibiting their enforcement was issued on April 29, 2009, by Judge Edward F. Shea in the Sheeran vs. Shea First Amendment Rights suit filed in United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule:

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. The CCS board of trustees took this action in its open public meeting on June 16, 2009. Questions may be directed to Anne Tucker, Public Information Officer, Community Colleges of Spokane, P.O. Box 6000, Mailstop 1009, Spokane, WA 99217-6000, phone (509) 434-5109, e-mail atucker@ccs.spokane.edu.

July 21, 2009

Anne Tucker

District Public

Information Officer

Washington State Code Reviser's Office