WSR 08-16-100

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY


[ Filed August 5, 2008, 9:35 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: New rules to address cost savings for course materials.

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: State law requires that the state universities adopt rules that encourage cost savings for student course materials.

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 Ralph Jenks, P.O. Box 641225, Pullman, WA 99164-1225, phone (509) 335-2005, fax (509) 335-3969, and e-mail jenks@wsu.edu. A public hearing will be held to permit comment to all proposed rules and revisions. There will be an opportunity to provide written comments to the proposed rules.

August 5, 2008

Ralph T. Jenks, Director

Office of Procedures,

Records, and Forms and the

University Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office