(1) The governing boards of the community and technical colleges may waive all or a portion of the tuition and services and activities fees for persons under subsection (2) of this section pursuant to the following conditions:
(a) Such persons shall register for and be enrolled in courses on a space available basis and new course sections shall not be created as a result of the registration;
(b) Enrollment information on persons 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 persons be considered in any enrollment statistics which would affect budgetary determinations; and
(c) Persons who enroll under this section shall have the same access to support services as do all other students and shall be subject to all course prerequisite requirements.
(2) A person is eligible for the waiver under subsection (1) of this section if the person:
(b) Is twenty-one years of age or older;
(c) At the time of initial enrollment under subsection (1) of this section, has not attended an institution of higher education for the previous six months;
(d) Is not receiving or is not entitled to receive unemployment compensation of any nature under Title 50
(e) Has an income at or below the need standard established under chapter 74.04
RCW by the department of social and health services.
(3) The state board for community and technical colleges shall adopt rules to carry out this section.