Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 11-14-008.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 172-168 WAC, Library policies.
Hearing Location(s): Eastern Washington University, Main Campus, Tawanka Commons, Room 215, Cheney, Washington 99004, on September 30, 2011, at 2:00 p.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: September 30, 2011.
Submit Written Comments to: University Policy Administrator, 214 Showalter Hall, Cheney, WA 99004, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, fax (509) 359-7036, by September 28, 2011.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Trent Lutey by September 28, 2011, (509) 359-6322.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: These rules add clarity to the existing chapter by focusing more directly on the intended scope and applicability of the chapter. The proposed revisions are intended to bring these rules up to date with current practices and to remove provisions that are prescribed by internal policies.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28B.35.120(12).
Statute Being Implemented: Not applicable.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Eastern Washington University, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Laurie Connelly, 214 Showalter, Cheney, WA 99004, (509) 359-2371; Implementation and Enforcement: Richard Wilson, JFK Library, Cheney, Washington 99004, (509) 359-2264.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. WAC revision does not impose a disproportionate impact on small businesses.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Chapter 172-168 WAC is not considered a significant legislative rule by Eastern Washington University.
August 22, 2011
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Resolution No. 82-02, filed 3/22/82)
WAC 172-168-010 Eastern Washington University ((
(( The library at)) Eastern Washington
University (EWU) libraries exist(( s)) first and foremost to
serve the needs of EWU students and faculty. (( It)) EWU
libraries also serve(( s)) the rest of the university
community, the regional needs of Eastern Washington, and the
general (( scholarly)) community. (( Although normal hours for
providing service varies from forty-five to more than eighty
hours per week, the library may adjust these hours to meet
changing public demand, availability of staff, and budgetary
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120. 82-07-064 (Resolution No. 82-02), § 172-168-010, filed 3/22/82; Order 73-10, § 172-168-010, filed 4/18/73.]
(1) Current students, faculty, staff and trustees;
(2) Eligible users through the Orbis Cascade Alliance or through other reciprocal agreements;
(3) Other libraries through interlibrary loans;
(4) Emeriti faculty;
(5) Spokane-area residents, not affiliated with EWU, who obtain a community member borrower's card;
(6) Other individuals as determined by the dean of libraries;
(7) Children between twelve and seventeen years of age may be issued a borrower's card provided the card is co-signed by the child's parent or guardian.
[Order 73-10, § 172-168-040, filed 4/18/73.]
The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
|WAC 172-168-020||Selection of services, personnel, resources.|
|WAC 172-168-030||Circulation records.|
|WAC 172-168-050||Prohibited entry.|
|WAC 172-168-080||Library carrels.|
|WAC 172-168-100||Library borrowers.|
|WAC 172-168-110||Library circulation policy.|
|WAC 172-168-120||Library fines and charges for lost, damaged, and overdue materials.|
|WAC 172-168-130||Library service fees.|