PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Creation of rules, and possible technical corrections, in the state work study (SWS) program in response to changes to the SWS statute per SSB 5044, which includes limitations on nonresident student participation and priorities for student placements.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.12.060, chapter 172, Laws of 2009, based on SSB 5044.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rules are needed to expand and clarify administrative and operational details based on the statute changes contained in SSB 5044 as passed in the 2009 legislative session.
Process for Developing New Rule: Collaborate with partners.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. Submit written comments to Marlena Rae Robbins, Higher Education Coordinating Board, 917 Lakeridge Way S.W., P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.
June 30, 2009
Jeffrey N. Powell