WSR 07-23-085

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HIGHER EDUCATION

COORDINATING BOARD

[ Filed November 20, 2007, 8:26 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Creation of rules for the new college bound scholarship.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.95.020, new chapter 405, Laws of 2007 based on E2SSB 5098.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rules are needed to expand and define administrative and operational details in 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.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study; and collaborate with other 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 Rachelle Sharpe, Higher Education Coordinating Board, 917 Lakeridge Way, P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.

November 19, 2007

Rachelle Sharpe

Associate Director

Student Financial Assistance

Washington State Code Reviser's Office