WSR 12-03-071

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

YAKIMA VALLEY

COMMUNITY COLLEGE

[ Filed January 12, 2012, 3:29 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Repeal of chapter 132P-20 WAC.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Under RCW 28B.50.140 (7)(a) the board of trustees has rule-making authority for the college.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This proposal is to repeal chapter 132P-20 WAC, which was promulgated in 1968 and has not been changed since. Instead, the subject of the rule, drug abuse, has been incorporated into the code of student rights and responsibilities (chapter 132P-33 WAC), the Drug-free Workplace Act, and other college procedures.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Rule changes will be coordinated with the assigned Washington state assistant attorney general's office.

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 Leslie Blackaby, Dean of Student Services, South 16th Avenue and Nob Hill Boulevard, Yakima, WA 98902, phone (509) 574-6867, e-mail lblackaby@yvcc.edu, or fax (509) 574-6879.

January 12, 2012

Suzanne West

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office