PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Standards of conduct for students.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.30.150.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The rules are being changed in order to update WSU's current code using a model code for the twenty-first century endorsed by the National Association of College and University Attorneys and the Association of Student Judicial Affairs. The revisions will allow the university to include amendments to FERPA published after the current code was implemented.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Reviewed internally at many levels before proposal.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. There will be a public hearing to permit comment on the proposed rules and revisions. There will be an opportunity to provide written comments on the proposed rules.
October 26, 2005
Ralph T. Jenks, Director
Office of Procedures, Records, and
Forms and University Rules Coordinator