WSR 16-01-127
[Filed December 18, 2015, 10:27 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amending WAC 495D-121-590 Student conduct codeProhibited student conduct, making changes to the sexual violence sections of the student conduct code.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.50.140(13).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The proposed changes would bring the "sexual violence" section of the Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) student conduct code into compliance with federal law, 34 C.F.R. § 668.46.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The federal Office for Civil Rights in the Department of Education oversees Title IX regulations. No coordination is required.
Process for Developing New Rule: College process will include review by the policies and procedures committee, college council, the executive cabinet and approval by the board of trustees.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Dr. Ruby Hayden, Vice-President of Student Services, LWIT, 11605 132nd Avenue N.E., Kirkland, WA 98034, (425) 739-8208,
December 18, 2015
Terry Byington
Executive Director
Government and
External Relations