WSR 13-24-083
[Filed December 3, 2013, 8:42 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Revise chapter 132N-121 WAC, Code of student conduct.
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 proposed revision is necessary to bring the code into alignment with the federal Violence Against Women Act, reflect online, virtual environments and relevant issues (cyber-stalking, cyber-bullying and online harassment), and create a consistent process for ensuring due process.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: United States Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights (Titles VII and IX of the Civil Rights Act of 1964), the Violence Against Women Act, and Washington state human rights commission, chapter 49.60 RCW.
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 Bill Belden, Vice-President of Student Affairs, Clark College, 1933 Ft. Vancouver Way, GHL 215, Vancouver, WA 98663,, phone (360) 992-2102, fax (360) 92-2878 [992-2878].
December 2, 2013
Bob Williamson
Vice-President of
Administrative Services