SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL NO. 1824


                                                           AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE


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State of Washington                               51st Legislature                              1990 Regular Session


By House Committee on Higher Education (originally sponsored by Representatives Wood, Jacobsen, Wineberry and P. King)



Read first time 2/2/90 and referred to Committee on Appropriations.



AN ACT Relating to tuition waivers for state employees at state institutions of higher education; and adding a new section to chapter 28B.15 RCW.




          NEW SECTION.  Sec. 1.  A new section is added to chapter 28B.15 RCW to read as follows:

          (1) The governing boards of state institutions of higher education as defined in RCW 28B.10.016 may waive the tuition and services and activities fees for state employees as defined under subsection (2) of this section pursuant to the following conditions:

          (a) Such state employees shall register for and be enrolled in courses on a space available basis and no new course sections shall be created as a result of the registration;

          (b) Enrollment information on state employees registered pursuant to this section shall be maintained separately from other enrollment information and shall not be included in official enrollment reports, nor shall such state employees be considered in any enrollment statistics which would affect budgetary determinations; and

          (c) State employees registering on a space available basis shall be charged a registration fee of not less than five dollars.

          (2) For the purposes of this section, "state employees" means permanent full-time employees in classified service under chapters 28B.16 and 41.06 RCW.

                                                                                                                           Passed the House March 3, 1990.

Speaker of the House.

Passed the Senate February 28, 1990.

President of the Senate.