PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
[Filed November 5, 2020, 4:55 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Central Washington University intends to adopt permanent rules amending the student conduct code, chapter 106-125 WAC, incorporating the Supplemental Title IX Student Conduct Procedures adopted as emergency rules on August 14, 2020 (WSR 20-17-053), and adopting such other amendments and updates as may be needed.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.35.120
(12); and Administrative Procedure Act (APA), chapter 34.05
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The Supplemental Title IX Student Conduct Procedures were adopted as emergency rules under WSR 20-17-053. Adoption of the supplemental procedures as permanent rules is required in order to remain in compliance with federal Title IX requirements.
Process for Developing New Rule: Internal campus review, APA notice and public comment procedures, final approval by the university's board of trustees.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Kimberly J. Dawson, Office of the President, Central Washington University, 400 East University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7501, phone 509-963-2111, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 5, 2020
Kimberly J. Dawson
Executive Assistant to President