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Public Hearing Notice—CWU Rule Changes

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

A public hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 10:00 a.m., SURC 301, regarding proposed changes to CWU administrative rules published in the Washington Administrative Code (WAC). The purpose of the hearing is receive comments from the campus community and general public on the proposed rule changes. These proposed changes have already been reviewed through CWU’s normal internal campus review procedures.

Public Records. CWU is amending WAC 106-276, “Access to Public Records,” for the purpose of updating, clarifying, and streamlining procedures governing access to public records of the University, as well as to incorporate recent amendments the Public Records Act, RCW 42.56. The proposed rules were filed for publication in the Washington State Register by notice dated April 22, 2019 (WSR 19-10-018).

Expressive Activities. CWU is proposing a new WAC 106-141, “Use of Campus Facilities for Expressive Activities,” to provide for the use of campus facilities by campus and non-campus groups for engaging in free speech and other expressive activities, subject to reasonable time, place, and manner limitations. The proposed rules were filed for publication by notice dated April 22, 2019 (WSR 19-10-019).

WAC Repealer. CWU is repealing three WAC chapters that are not required to be adopted in rule and that are obsolete and/or that duplicate policies published in the University Policies and Procedures Manual: (1) WAC 106-160, “Admission and Registration Procedures,” (2) WAC 106-172, “Student Records Policy,” and (3) WAC 106-200, “Career Counseling Services.” The proposed repealers were filed for publication by notice dated April 22, 2019 (WSR 19-10-020).

Written comments on the proposed rule changes may be submitted on or before June 4, 2019, to Kimberly Dawson, Rules Coordinator,, 509-963-2111.

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