WSR 12-20-027



[ Filed September 26, 2012, 10:52 a.m. ]

     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, 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