PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 250-20 WAC.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 28B.92 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: 1. Considering changes to the state need grant award amount to recognize the tuition charged to students engaged in the community college applied baccalaureate degree program.
2. Adding a definition of "less-than-halftime pilot project" to implement the project authorized in chapter 229, Laws of 2005.
3. Making minor technical changes and corrections.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Technical corrections and additions for program operations to adjust to recent legislation.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by submitting written comments to John Klacik, Higher Education Coordinating Board, 919 Lakeridge Way, P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.
February 23, 2006