WSR 09-01-180

PROPOSED RULES

PIERCE COLLEGE


[ Filed December 23, 2008, 5:04 p.m. ]

Continuance of WSR 08-22-050.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under WSR 08-17-093.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Student rights and responsibilities/student code of conduct policy.

Hearing Location(s): Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, Board Room (C325H), 9401 Farwest Drive S.W., Lakewood, WA 98498 and Pierce College Puyallup, Room C-210, 1601 39th Avenue S.E., Puyallup, WA 98374, on January 27, 2009, at 12:00 noon.

Date of Intended Adoption: February 18, 2009.

Submit Written Comments to: Marie Harris, Executive Assistance to the Chancellor, 1601 39th Avenue S.E. Puyallup, WA 98374, e-mail mharris@pierce.ctc.edu, fax (253) 864-3123, by January 20, 2009.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Susan McPhee by January 13, 2009, TTY (253) 964-6228 or (253) 964-6525.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Address current social and technological issues related to student rights, responsibilities, standards of conduct, and procedures for judicial proceedings.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Provide adequate advance public notice of the hearing in the student newspapers.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28B.50.140(13).

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 28B.50.140(13).

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Pierce College, public.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Nancy Houck, Director of Student Success, Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, (253) 964-6581; Implementation: Nancy Houck and Mari Kruger, Pierce College Fort Steilacoom and Pierce College Puyallup, (253) 964-6581; and Enforcement: Vice-Presidents for Learning and Student Success, Pierce College District, (253) 964-6581.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The proposed rule will not impose costs for the institution.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. There is no direct cost.

December 24 [23], 2008

Michele Johnson

Chancellor

Washington State Code Reviser's Office