132Z-142-050 - Solicitation-Distribution of materials-Posting

132Z-142-050. Solicitation-Distribution of materials-Posting

(1) Solicitation. Commercial solicitation generally is not permitted on college property. Solicitation by campus and noncampus groups for other than commercial purposes is permitted to the same extent applicable to the distribution of materials under subsection (2) of this section. Space in campus buildings may be rented to noncampus groups for commercial or noncommercial purposes in accordance with college policies applicable to the particular campus facility.

(2) Distribution of materials.

(a) Definition. The term "materials" for purposes of this subsection means free literature or other tangible items, other than commercial advertising including, but not limited to, handbills, pamphlets, petitions, surveys, questionnaires, and other printed matter that is otherwise lawful.

(b) Distribution on campus grounds. Campus and non-campus groups may distribute materials anywhere on the campus grounds as defined in WAC 132Z-142-020, provided such distribution does not substantially and materially interfere with essential college functions and is otherwise in compliance with applicable time, place, and manner regulations under WAC 132Z-142-040.

(c) Distribution in campus buildings. The distribution of materials in campus buildings as defined in WAC 132Z-142-020 is limited to campus groups in accordance with college policies applicable to the particular facility.

(d) Littering - Parking lots. Littering is prohibited. The general distribution of materials by placing them on vehicle windshields in college parking lots is deemed to constitute littering.

(3) Posting. The posting by campus groups of noncommercial advertising or other printed announcements is permitted in designated locations and for designated purposes in accordance with policies applicable to the particular campus facility. Posting of noncommercial announcements by non-campus groups is permitted in areas designated for publicizing community events.

(Adopted by WSR 21-06-014, Filed 2/19/2021, effective 3/22/2021)

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