Continuance of WSR 12-15-048.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 12-01-078.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Use of facilities for first amendment activities: Chapter 495B-140 WAC, Use of college facilities and chapter 495B-120 WAC, College code of conduct.
Hearing Location(s): Bellingham Technical College, College Services, Room 215, 3028 Lindbergh Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98248, on October 11, 2012, at 3:15 p.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: October 17, 2012.
Submit Written Comments to: Ronda Laughlin, 3028 Lindbergh Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98248, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, fax (360) 752-7134, by October 1, 2012.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Mary Gerard by October 1, 2012, TTY (360) 752-8515 or (360) 752-8576.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: To update wording to address first amendment activities and processes on the Bellingham Technical College campus by students, staff and visitors.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: See above.
NOTE: Second hearing to provide opportunity for additional testimony and feedback. No additional changes have been made.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28B.50.130.
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 28B.50.130.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Bellingham Technical College, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Ronda Laughlin, College Services, Room 213, (360) 752-8334; Implementation and Enforcement: Debra Jones, College Services, Room, (360) 752-8313.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The amendments to this rule do not have an economic impact to small business.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. There is [are] not costs imposed with the amendments to this rule.
September 26, 2012
Patricia L. McKeown