PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
[Filed November 15, 2021, 11:27 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 516-35 WAC, Use of university property—Freedom of expression and assembly and chapter 516-36 WAC, Use of university property—Scheduling and general use; WAC 516-24-130 Freedom of expression and prohibited conduct, and 516-52-020 Weapons and armaments prohibited.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.35.120
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Update changes in titles, offices, and processes. Update language to be clearer for off-campus users. Update language related to external space use scheduling. Changes in policing laws may impact some of these codes. Other housekeeping changes as needed.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Jennifer Sloan, Rules Coordinator, 516 High Street, Old Main 120C, Bellingham, WA 98225-9015, phone 360-650-3117, TTY 1-800-833-6384, email Jennifer.Sloan@wwu.edu, website https://president.wwu.edu/policy-rules; or Eric Alexander, Executive Director for Student Engagement, 516 High Street, Viking Union 545, Bellingham, WA 98225-9106, phone 360-650-3451, email Eric.Alexander@wwu.edu.
November 15, 2021
Jennifer L. Sloan