Notice of Semi-Annual Agenda for Rules Under Development, July 1 through December 31, 2021

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 July 1 through December 31, 2021:

  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 516-21 WAC Student conduct code. Amendments to comply with new federal title IX guidance. Preproposal CR-101 was filed October 9, 2020 (WSR 20-21-014) and CR-102 anticipated to be filed in 2021.

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.