PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Student code of Bellevue Community College.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 34.05 RCW and RCW 28B.50.140.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Bellevue Community College has chapter 132H-120 WAC describing the rights and responsibilities of students at the college. The rules need to be updated to incorporate changing legal issues, mores and responsibilities of students. It is intended that the investigation into the current rules and discussions with students about how to improve them will make them stronger and easier to follow.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Tika Esler, Dean of Student Services, Bellevue Community College, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Bellevue, WA 98007-6484, phone (425) 564-2205, fax (425) 564-4056.
Meetings will be held throughout the academic year. Contact Mrs. Esler's office for the precise schedule.
January 31, 2003
Elise J. Erickson