PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 495A-121 WAC, Student rights and responsibilities.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.50.140(10).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To delineate the rights and responsibilities of students attending Bates Technical College.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study; and the college has a policy-making process that includes conducting a hearing to ensure that all interested staff and students have an opportunity for input and comment on any proposed policy, procedure, or rule.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by writing to Jon Thorpe, Director of College Operations, Bates Technical College, 1101 South Yakima Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98405-4895, fax (253) 596-1691. All comments must be received by January 31, 2000, at 5:00 p.m.
December 14, 1999
Jon G. Thorpe
Director of Operations