WSR 11-23-165

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

OLYMPIC COLLEGE


[ Filed November 22, 2011, 1:48 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Nondiscrimination policy.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 28B50 [28B.50] RCW.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Antidiscrimination policies are required for all colleges under the state board for community and technical colleges. This is an update of the existing policy to add genetic information.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: This policy will update the policy to show adherence to the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008.

Process for Developing New Rule: Review by president's cabinet and the board of trustees.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Thomas Oliver, Olympic College, rules coordinator, (360) 475-7502 or toliver@olympic.edu, to provide comments on this rule.

November 22, 2011

Thomas Oliver

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office