PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amendments to Yakima Valley Community College student records rules, chapter 132P-175 WAC.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.50.140.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The college's rules regarding admissions and registration were last reviewed in 2003. In reviewing the rule, college staff has proposed to update the language to reflect current policies and procedures.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Yakima Valley Community College is subject to the rules and regulations administered by the state board for community and technology [technical] colleges and the United States Department of Education. These agencies operate on behalf of our state and federal legislative bodies; and communicate the state and federal educational needs. They gather data and knowledge from the state's community and technical college system for consideration in the development of these rules.
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 by contacting Denise Anderson, Registrar and Director for Enrollment Services, (509) 574-4702, firstname.lastname@example.org or Suzy West, President's Office, (509) 574-4635, email@example.com; at Yakima Valley Community College, P.O. Box 22520, Yakima, WA 98907-2520. A public meeting will be advertised and held. Adoption of the final rule will be done in open public meetings of the college's board of trustees.
November 19, 2010