Semi-Annual Agenda for Rules Under Development, January 1 through June 30, 2022

Pursuant to RCW 34.05.314, the following is Western Washington University’s semi-annual agenda for Washington Administrative Code (WAC) rules under development for the term of January 1 through June 30, 2022:

  1. Chapter 516-26 WAC Student records. University review of chapter 516-26 WAC, Student records, with possible amendments, including but not limited to WAC 516-26-040, Right to copy education records, WAC 516-26-090(2), Directory Information, and housekeeping changes.  Preproposal CR-101 was filed December 12, 2017 (WSR 18-01-044) and CR-102 anticipated to be filed in 2021.
  2. WAC 516-52-001 Smoking on campus. Amendments to WAC 516-52-001, Smoking on Campus, to comply with a state initiative that prohibits smoking in public places and workplaces and to address electronic cigarettes and other smoking devices.  Preproposal CR-101 was filed February 10, 2010 (WSR 10-05-049) and CR-102 anticipated to be filed in 2021.
  3. WAC 516-52-010 Control of dogs and other service animals. Amendments to WAC 516-52-010, Control of dogs and other service animals, to address animals and pets on campus, as well as service animals and exceptions. Preproposal CR-101 was filed April 6, 2017 (WSR 17-09-005) and CR-102 anticipated to be filed in 2021.
  4. Chapter 516-35 WAC Use of university property – Freedom of expression and assembly. University review of chapter 516-35 WAC, Use of university property – Freedom of expression and assembly, with possible amendments, including but not limited to housekeeping changes, updates in process, use of external space, and clarify language for off-campus users.  Preproposal CR-101 was filed November 15, 2021 (WSR 21-23-072) and CR-102 anticipated to be filed in 2022.
  5. Chapter 516-36 WAC Use of university property – Scheduling and general use. University review of chapter 516-36 WAC, Use of university property – Scheduling and general use, with possible amendments, including but not limited to housekeeping changes, updates in process, use of external space, and clarify language for off-campus users.  Preproposal CR-101 was filed November 15, 2021 (WSR 21-23-072) and CR-102 anticipated to be filed in 2022.
  6. WAC 516-24-130 Freedom of expression and prohibited conduct. University review of WAC 516-24-130, Freedom of expression and prohibited conduct, with possible amendments, including but not limited to housekeeping changes. Preproposal CR-101 was filed November 15, 2021 (WSR 21-23-072) and CR-102 anticipated to be filed in 2022.
  7. WAC 516-52-020 Weapons and armaments prohibited. University review of WAC 516-52-020 Weapons and armaments prohibited, with possible amendments, including but not limited to updates to definitions and use of facial coverings. Preproposal CR-101 was filed November 15, 2021 (WSR 21-23-072) and CR-102 anticipated to be filed in 2022.

Additional rule-making activity not on the agenda may occur as conditions warrant. For more information concerning the semi-annual agenda, please contact Jennifer Sloan, Rules Coordinator, Western Washington University, 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225-9015, phone 360-650-3117, email Jennifer.Sloan@wwu.edu.