WSR 10-08-076



[ Filed April 6, 2010, 1:34 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 10-02-001.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Equal opportunity and nondiscrimination, WAC 106-72-004.

Hearing Location(s): Barge 304, on May 11, 2010, at 11:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: May 12, 2010.

Submit Written Comments to: Kristy Magdlin, President's Office, 400 East University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7501, e-mail, fax (509) 963-3206, by May 10, 2010.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact disability support services by May 10, 2010, TTY (509) 963-2143.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Modify nondiscrimination statement and redundant sections eliminated.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Equal opportunity and nondiscrimination rules are necessary to comply with federal and state law.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Title 28B RCW and RCW 28B.35.120(2).

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Central Washington University, public.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Staci Sleigh-Layman, 400 East University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7497, (509) 963-2206.

April 6, 2010

James L. Gaudino



WAC 106-72-004   Equal opportunity and nondiscrimination.   Central Washington University's policies and practices affirm and actively promote the rights of all individuals to equal opportunity in education and employment. Discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, age, marital status, disability, or status as a protected veteran is prohibited. The university provides an internal procedure for reporting discrimination and affords protection against retaliation for participating in the complaint process. Central Washington University complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and executive orders including when soliciting bids and in the fulfillment of all contracts with governmental agencies.



     The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
WAC 106-72-005 Equal opportunity/affirmative action in employment.
WAC 106-72-015 Annual workforce analysis.
WAC 106-72-025 Equal opportunity for students.
WAC 106-72-130 Procedures, rules, and regulations -- Contracts and contractors.
WAC 106-72-250 Procedures, rules, and regulations -- Government contracts.
WAC 106-72-400 Equal opportunity grievance procedures.

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