WSR 02-20-066

PROPOSED RULES

WHATCOM COMMUNITY COLLEGE


[ Filed September 30, 2002, 9:07 a.m. ]

Continuance of WSR 02-19-056.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 02-06-103.

Title of Rule: Student rights and responsibilities, chapter 132U-120 WAC.

Purpose: Changing the time of the hearing from 4:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28B.50.130 and 28B.50.140.

Summary: Updates and clarifies the process for student complaints. Updates and clarifies the process regarding student rights and responsibilities.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Jennifer Dixon, Laidlaw Center Room 116, (360) 676-2170; and Implementation and Enforcement: Patricia Onion, Laidlaw Center Room 116, (360) 676-2170.

Name of Proponent: Whatcom Community College, governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: See Purpose above.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: Updates and clarifies the process for student complaints. Updates and clarifies the process regarding student rights and responsibilities.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. No monetary implications are attached to this policy. No costs imposed on small business through adoption of this rule amendment.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption. Rules relate to internal government operations.

Hearing Location: Syre Student Center, Room 107/108, Whatcom Community College, 237 West Kellogg Road, Bellingham, WA 98226, on October 24, 2002, at 2:00 p.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Bill Culwell by October 15, 2002, TTY (360) 647-3279 or (360) 2170 ext. 3220.

Submit Written Comments to: Jennifer Dixon, Whatcom Community College, 237 West Kellogg Road, Bellingham, WA 98226, fax (260) 676-2171, by October 15, 2002.

Date of Intended Adoption: November 12, 2002.

September 25, 2002

Jennifer Dixon

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office