WSR 02-22-036

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON


[ Filed October 29, 2002, 8:44 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 478-132-030 University calendar.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.20.130.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The University of Washington is considering a change to the autumn quarter calendar to provide time at the beginning of autumn quarter for new student orientation and additional time for grading and other end-of-quarter activities prior to the December holidays.

The winter quarter calendar is also being considered for modification to allow at least one day between January 1 and the first day of the quarter.

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.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. Written comments or inquiries may be directed to Rebecca Goodwin Deardorff, Director, Administrative Procedures Office, by one of the following routes: United States mail: University of Washington, 4014 University Way N.E., Seattle, WA 98105-6203; campus mail: Box 355509, e-mail adminpro@u.washington.edu, fax (206) 616-6294.

October 25, 2002

Rebecca Goodwin Deardorff, Director

Administrative Procedures Office

Washington State Code Reviser's Office