WSR 09-22-004

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY


[ Filed October 22, 2009, 8:26 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Modification of chapter 172-121 WAC, Student conduct code. This revision eliminates the time restriction for the director of student rights and responsibilities to forward appeal requests to the appeal authority.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.35.120.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This revision is needed because the time restriction being eliminated is unreasonable - particularly during academic breaks.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making; and agency study.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Trent Lutey, University Policy Administrator, Office of the President, Eastern Washington University, 214 Showalter Hall, Cheney, WA 99004, phone (509) 359-6233, and e-mail tlutey@ewu.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.

October 21, 2009

Trent Lutey

University Policy Administrator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office