WSR 09-19-097

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

COMMUNITY COLLEGES

OF SPOKANE

[ Filed September 21, 2009, 9:51 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amendment of WAC 132Q-07-030 Outside speakers, 132Q-07-040 Distribution of materials, 132Q-30-242 Discrimination, and 132Q-30-246 Harassment.

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 September 15, 2009, the board of trustees of Washington State Community College District 17 (Community Colleges of Spokane) directed administration to amend WAC 132Q-07-030 Outside speakers, 132Q-07-040 Distribution of materials, 132Q-30-242 Discrimination and 132Q-30-246 Harassment, in accordance with the terms of the agreed order settling the Sheeran vs. Shea First Amendment Rights suit filed in United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington.

Process for Developing New Rule: Revision of text per mediated agreement.

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 September 15, 2009. This matter will be addressed at a subsequent open public board meeting when it reaches the appropriate stage of the code revision process. 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.

September 21, 2009

Anne Tucker

District Public

Information Officer

Washington State Code Reviser's Office