WSR 18-16-118
[Filed August 1, 2018, 11:23 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Use of the public areas of the capitol campus.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.19.125 and 43.19.011.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: These rules are needed to update rules governing use of the capitol campus in order to:
Provide clarity relative to enforcement of the rules;
Expand scope to include government use of the public areas of the capitol campus;
Provide rigor to the permitting process;
Address safety and health concerns;
Align content between various WAC chapters governing different aspects of the use of the campus.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: The department of enterprise services staff will hold a series of workshops in order to develop a proposed rule with anyone interested. An opportunity will be provided for anyone to submit written comments on the proposed rules during the public comment period and present oral testimony at the public hearings. The public is encouraged to participate in the development of the proposed rule, as described below.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Jack Zeigler, Policy and Rules Manager, 1500 Jefferson, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-407-9209, email, web site
Additional comments: Information about the rule making will be posted on the agency rule-making web site In addition, you can identify yourself as an interested party by sending an email to with your contact information and typing "Interested party – campus use rulemaking" in the subject line.
August 1, 2018
Jack Zeigler
Policy and Rules Manager