WSR 09-11-019

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE


[ Filed May 8, 2009, 11:50 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 132D-120 WAC, Code of student conduct and grievance policy of Skagit Valley College.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.50.140.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To clarify disciplinary and grievance procedures; to update language in guidelines and sanctions.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Title VII, 1964 Civil Rights Act and Title IX, 1972 Education Amendments, Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

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 Alan Muia, Interim Dean of Student Services, Skagit Valley College, 2405 East College Way, Mount Vernon, WA 98273, (360) 416-7633, alan.muia@skagit.edu. Open public forums: May 26, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Multipurpose Room, 2405 East College Way, Mount Vernon, WA; and on June 2, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Oak Hall 306, 1900 S.E. Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor, WA.

May 8, 2009

Lisa Radeleff

Executive Assistant

Washington State Code Reviser's Office