WSR 14-03-064
[Filed January 14, 2014, 9:44 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Repealing WAC 132M-300-010 Grievance procedure and revising WAC 132M-300-001 Statement of policy.
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: This is an update of the existing policy and procedures to bring the code into alignment with the current laws regarding violence against women and discrimination/harassment.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: United States Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights (Title VII and IX of the Civil Rights Act of 1964), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1974, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Violence Against Women Act, and the Washington state human rights commission, chapter 49.60 RCW.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study; and review by president's cabinet and leadership team.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Kendra Sprague, Director of Human Resources and Legal Affairs, Lower Columbia College, (360) 442-2121 or
January 14, 2014
Kendra Sprague
Director of Human Resources
and Legal Affairs