WSR 10-18-035



[ Filed August 25, 2010, 11:26 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 10-13-023.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Olympic College distribution of printed material on campus (student conduct code).

Hearing Location(s): Olympic College Board Room, College Service Center, 5th Floor, 1600 Chester Avenue, Bremerton, WA 98337, on October 5, 2010, at 12:00 noon.

Date of Intended Adoption: October 6, 2010.

Submit Written Comments to: Thomas Oliver, Olympic College, CSC 210, 1600 Chester Avenue, Bremerton, WA 98337, e-mail, fax (360) 475-7505, by October 4, 2010.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Access Services by September 21, 2010, TTY (360) 475-7543 or (360) 475-7540.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Eliminate the requirement for the vice-president of student services to approve distribution of printed materials by persons not members of the college community.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: The college's new first amendment activities policy conflicts with this section of the student conduct code. The new policy and its attendant procedures will govern this activity.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 28B.50 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 28B.50 RCW.

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

Name of Proponent: Linda Yerger, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Kim McNamara, HSS 2, 1600 Chester Avenue, Bremerton, WA 98337, (360) 475-7535.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. There will be no impact on any entity other than Olympic College.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. There is no significant economic impact.

August 25, 2010

Thomas Oliver

Rules Coordinator


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-10-052, filed 4/29/05, effective 5/30/05)

WAC 132C-120-040   Distribution of printed material on campus.   Publications, handbills, leaflets, statements, and similar materials except those which are commercial, obscene, or unlawful in character may be distributed without review or approval by any enrolled student or recognized group of students enrolled at Olympic College. It is to be understood that such materials do not necessarily represent the views of the college or the board of trustees. Such materials may be distributed from authorized public areas in the student center and at any outdoor area on campus consistent with the maintenance of college property, with the free flow of traffic and persons, and not in a manner which in itself limits the orderly operation of college affairs.

((Distribution of any printed materials by persons not members of the college community shall be prohibited unless approved in advance by the vice-president of student services or designee.))

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW. 05-10-052, 132C-120-040, filed 4/29/05, effective 5/30/05; 85-13-067 (Order 24, Resolution No. 52-0585), 132C-120-040, filed 6/18/85; 80-05-004 (Order 21, Resolution No. 49-0280), 132C-120-040, filed 4/4/80.]

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