WSR 03-06-081

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HIGHER EDUCATION

COORDINATING BOARD

[ Filed March 4, 2003, 2:00 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amend and repeal rules determining student residency status for tuition purposes.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.15.015.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To clarify and strengthen rules regarding the determination of student residency status, including:

&sqbul; General level of proof required.

&sqbul; Supporting documentation.

&sqbul; Proof of financial dependence.

&sqbul; Proof of financial independence.

&sqbul; Establishment of domicile.

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 by contacting Nina Oman, Associate Director, Policy and Fiscal, Higher Education Coordinating Board, P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430, e-mail ninao@hecb.wa.gov, phone (360) 753-7855, fax (360) 704-6255.

March 3, 2003

Nina Oman

Associate Director

Policy and Fiscal

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