WSR 20-23-032
[Filed November 10, 2020, 9:58 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Student conduct code with Title IX update.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 34.05 RCW; and RCW 28B.50.140(13); 20 U.S.C. § 1092(f); Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: On May 19, 2020, the Federal Register printed amendments to Title IX regulations (85 F.R. 30575). The new regulations address the grievance process for formal complaints of sexual harassment. The emergency WAC is currently in effect. This will permanently update the college's student conduct code to be compliant with federal regulations.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: United States Department of Education.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Robert Cox, 600 Centralia College Boulevard, Centralia, WA 98531, phone 360-623-8385, email, website
November 10, 2020
Robert Cox
Vice President of Student Services