WSR 07-23-082

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HIGHER EDUCATION

COORDINATING BOARD

[ Filed November 20, 2007, 8:11 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Creation of rules for the new GET Ready for math and science scholarship program.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: New chapter in Title 28B RCW, chapter 214, Laws of 2007, based on ESSHB [ESHB] 1779.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rules are needed to expand on and fill in administrative and operational details based on the original statute that was established in the 2007 legislative session.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The office of the superintendent of public instruction (OSPI); and program administrator (College Success Foundation), private partner.

Process for Developing New Rule: Collaborate with partners.

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 Madelyn Jacques, Higher Education Coordinating Board, 917 Lakeridge Way, P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.

November 20, 2007

Julie Japhet

Assistant Director

Student Financial Assistance

Washington State Code Reviser's Office