WSR 02-12-012

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

STATE BOARD FOR

COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES

[ Filed May 24, 2002, 10:47 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 the area of tuition and fees as a result of the 2002 legislative session.

Process for Developing New Rule: Normal rule-making process with emergency rules likely in June 2002 to carry-over through the summer until the next state board meeting in September 2002 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 DelRae Oderman, Executive Assistant and Agency Rules Coordinator, State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, P.O. Box 42495, Olympia, WA 98504-2495.

May 24, 2002

DelRae Oderman

Executive Assistant

Agency Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office