WSR 09-15-147

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HIGHER EDUCATION

COORDINATING BOARD

[ Filed July 21, 2009, 9:43 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Creation of rules and technical corrections associated with 2009 legislation affecting state need grant program.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.92.150 State need grant, chapter 172, Laws of 2009, based on SSSB [2SHB] 1355 and SSHB [2SHB] 2021.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rules are needed to expand and clarify administrative and operational details based on the statutory changes contained in SSSB [2SHB] 1355 opportunity internship and SSHB [2SHB] 2021 revitalizing student financial aid as passed in the 2009 legislative session. Possible other technical corrections.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Possible coordination with workforce training and education coordinating board for opportunity internship program as it relates to state need grant.

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 Julie Japhet, Higher Education Coordinating Board, 917 Lakeridge Way S.W., P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.

July 20, 2009

Julie Japhet

Assistant Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office