WSR 97-03-102

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

WHATCOM COMMUNITY COLLEGE

[Filed January 17, 1997, 3:34 p.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Hazing.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.10.902 - [28B.10.]903.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: RCW requires institutions of higher education to adopt rules relating to hazing - prohibition, definition, penalties, relationship to initiation into student organizations.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Cliff Baacke, c/o Whatcom Community College, 237 West Kellogg Road, Bellingham, WA 98226, (360) 676-2170, ext. 3278, FAX (360) 676-2171, TTY (360) 647-3279.

January 15, 1997

Cliff Baacke

Dean for Administrative Services

Legislature Code Reviser

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Washington State Code Reviser's Office