PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: To revise rules for the EOG program to be consistent with ESB 5676 passed in chapter 233, Laws of 2003, and effective on July 27, 2003.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.240 and .370 [28B.80.240 and 28B.80.370] and 28B.101.030.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Passage of ESB 5676 results in current rules being outdated. The major revisions include the inclusion of branch campuses as an eligible institution and making students from all Washington counties eligible.
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 Betty Gebhardt, Associate Director, Higher Education Coordinating Board, P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98540-3430 [98504-3430], e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, phone (360) 753-7852, fax (360) 704-6252.
June 13, 2003