WSR 21-13-012
[Filed June 4, 2021, 5:33 p.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 21-07-080.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Library regulations.
Hearing Location(s): On August 5, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Zoom, meeting URL, Meeting ID 999 1720 5175; One Tap Mobile US +12532158782,,99917205175# or +12063379723,,99917205175#, Dial US +1 253 215 8782 or +1 206 337 9723, Meeting ID 999 1720 5175. Join from an H.323/SIP room system H.323: (US West), (US East), (India Mumbai), (India Hyderabad), (Amsterdam Netherlands), (Germany), (Australia Sydney), (Australia Melbourne), (Singapore), (Brazil), (Canada Toronto), (Canada Vancouver), (Japan Tokyo), (Japan Osaka), Meeting ID 999 1720 5175, SIP
Date of Intended Adoption: September 10, 2021.
Submit Written Comments to: Richerson Chen, 206-934-4436, email, by August 3, 2021.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Richerson Chen, phone 206-934-4436, email, by August 3, 2021.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Amend WAC to be in compliance with HB [2SHB] 2513 and RCW 28B.10.293 stating colleges can no longer withhold transcripts for any purposes system-wide.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28B.50.140, 28B.50.090(3).
Statute Being Implemented: Not applicable.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Seattle Colleges, public.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation, and Enforcement: Kurt Buttleman, Siegal Center, 206-934-4111.
A school district fiscal impact statement is not required under RCW 28A.305.135.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328.
This rule proposal, or portions of the proposal, is exempt from requirements of the Regulatory Fairness Act because the proposal:
Is exempt under RCW 34.05.328.
Explanation of exemptions: Pursuant to RCW 34.05.328 (5)(a)(i), this agency is not an agency mandated to comply with RCW 34.05.328. Further, the agency does not voluntarily make that section applicable to the adoption of this rule pursuant to subsection (5)(a)(ii), and to date, the joint administrative rules review committee has not made the section applicable to the adoption of this rule.
June 4, 2021
Shouan Pan
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 17, filed 5/22/73)
WAC 132F-162-010Purpose of the library's existence.
((The . . . . . . . . . . . instructional resources center exists to further the objectives of the college.))
The library serves the information needs of students, faculty, staff, and the college community in an environment which nurtures learning and fosters freedom of intellectual activity; the access, retrieval, management, application, and distribution of information are central to the colleges' mission.
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 17, filed 5/22/73)
WAC 132F-162-020((Basis of policies and procedures.))Materials selection.
((Policies and procedures are based on the belief that the needs of the college community as a whole take precedence over the individual convenience.))
Information resources are selected and deselected according to the principles and practices embodied in the library's collection development policy.
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 15-02-072, filed 1/6/15, effective 2/6/15)
WAC 132F-162-040Borrower classification.
((Within the college community there are several readily identifiable library material user groups for which the character and intensity of use differs.)) The primary ((groups))borrowers are credit and noncredit students, faculty, administrative personnel and nonacademic staff. Borrowers are classified as:
(1) Credit students;
(2) Employees of the district;
(3) Continuing education, noncredit students.
The ((instructional resources center))library may extend services on proper identification to persons not affiliated with the college. Borrowing privileges may be extended to such persons if they reside within Seattle College District VI, or if they are a duly enrolled student or faculty member of one of the other state community colleges((, or if they are spouses of . . . . . . College faculty, administrative or nonacademic staff members. The instructional resources center)). The library extends services to other libraries through the "interlibrary loan" process. ((These borrowers are classified as:
(4) Community patrons;
(5) Reciprocal students and faculty from other state community colleges;
(6) Spouses of borrower class (2);
(7) Retired faculty of . . . . . . College;
(8) Other libraries through the "interlibrary loan" process.))
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 17, filed 5/22/73)
WAC 132F-162-170((When fines will be levied.))Fines and charges.
((Fines may be levied on:
(1) Circulating material when:
(a) The library materials are not returned when called in for reserve, or there is a hold or recall and they are or become overdue, such fines are to be calculated from the first day library materials are overdue.
(2) Overdue reserve, reference and other circulating materials from special collections, and equipment, whether or not such material has been requested by another borrower.))A schedule of fees for late, damaged, and lost items will be available from the library circulation desk.
(1) Damage charges. Damage charges will be levied for the repair of damaged library materials up to the cost of replacement.
(2) Replacement charges. Replacement charges will be levied for nonreturned items, and for damaged items where the cost of repair exceeds the cost of replacement. Replacement charges will be based on the current purchase price of the item or comparable item.
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 17, filed 5/22/73)
WAC 132F-162-180Failure to return materials, or to pay fines or charges.
A failure to return materials or to pay fines or charges may result in:
(1) Loss or suspension of borrowing privileges.
(2) ((Delay in registration until account is clear
(3) Holds being placed on borrowers in classification 1 (see WAC 132F-162-040) with respect to grades, transcript and college records, and/or
(4))) Other appropriate action ((for borrower classifications 2 through 8))in accordance with regulations and applicable laws.
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 17, filed 5/22/73)
WAC 132F-162-190Appeals of fines and charges.
Appeals of fines or charges, or both, may be filed with the circulation supervisor ((by securing appropriate forms from the circulation desk)). All disputed appeals are adjudicated by the ((director of instructional resources))administrator in charge of the library.
The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are decodified and recodified as follows:
Old WAC Number
New WAC Number
The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
WAC 132F-162-030
Modification of these regulations.
WAC 132F-162-050
Identification card.
WAC 132F-162-060
Loan time periods.
WAC 132F-162-070
Special collections.
WAC 132F-162-080
Number of items that may be borrowed.
WAC 132F-162-090
Date library materials are due.
WAC 132F-162-100
Renewal of library materials.
WAC 132F-162-110
Holds, recalls, and searches.
WAC 132F-162-120
Return of library materials.
WAC 132F-162-130
Schedule of fines and charges.
WAC 132F-162-140
System-wide applicability of fines.
WAC 132F-162-150
Notice of overdue materials.
WAC 132F-162-160
Accrual date or time of fines.