WSR 01-09-061

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

STATE BOARD FOR

COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES

[ Filed April 16, 2001, 10:41 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Title 131 WAC governing Washington's community and technical college system.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 28B.50 RCW.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rules might need to be revised in a number of areas including tuition and fees, salary, personnel rules, and other higher education issues affecting our agency and system as a result of the 2001 legislative session and/or on our own initiative.

Process for Developing New Rule: Normal rule-making process with emergency rules in some areas likely in June 2001 to carry over through the summer until the next state board meeting in September 2001 when permanent rules may be adopted, if necessary.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Claire Krueger, Executive Assistant and Agency Rules Coordinator, State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, P.O. Box 42495, Olympia, WA 98504-2495.

April 11, 2001

Claire C. Krueger

Executive Assistant

Agency Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office