PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Title 131 WAC, governing Washington's community and technical college system.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 28B.50 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rules might need to be revised in the area of tuition charges for certain ungraded courses as a result of changes in tuition.
Process for Developing New Rule: Normal rule-making process with emergency rules likely in July 2003 to carry-over through the summer until the next state board meeting in September 2003 when permanent rules may be adopted, if necessary.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting DelRae Oderman, Executive Assistant and Agency Rules Coordinator, State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, P.O. Box 42495, Olympia, WA 98504-2495.
April 9, 2003
Agency Rules Coordinator