WSR 07-05-090

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON


[ Filed February 21, 2007, 12:03 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 478-160-163 Waivers of tuition and fees.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.15.621 and 28B.20.130.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Limitations and eligibility definitions concerning the use of state-authorized tuition waivers at the University of Washington are defined in WAC 478-160-163. This rule currently covers only eligible undergraduate students. Amendments to this rule would seek to expand the definition to include eligible graduate and professional students in some categories.

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. Written comments or inquiries may be directed to Rebecca Goodwin Deardorff, Director of Rules Coordination by one of the following routes: Mail: University of Washington, Rules Coordination Office, Box 355509, Seattle, WA 98195-5509; e-mail rules@u.washington.edu; or fax (206) 221-6917.

February 21, 2007

Rebecca Goodwin Deardorff

Director of Rules Coordination

Washington State Code Reviser's Office