WSR 10-22-001

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY


[ Filed October 20, 2010, 2:13 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Updating chapter 172-132 WAC, Course materials.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.35.120(12), 28B.10.590.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Law requires rules be adopted to provide maximum cost savings to students for course materials without sacrificing educational content. The university is updating the requirements and responsibilities regarding providing students with choices for purchasing course materials in accordance with RCW 28B.10.590.

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 20, 2010

Trent Lutey

University Policy

Administrator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office