WSR 14-06-084
[Filed March 3, 2014, 3:24 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapters 495D-280 and 495D-121 WAC; WAC 495D-131-010 and 495D-132-010.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.50.1401.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: These sections have significant changes due to new laws like the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), new guidance related to United States Department of Education Title IX, other policy updates, and plain language edits.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study; and changes to Federal Title IX, and the new VAWA necessitated changes to the student code of conduct. The community and technical colleged [college] worked together with the attorney general's office to update these sections.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Dennis Long, Vice-President of Student Services, phone (425) 739-8313, fax (425) 739-8299,, Lake Washington Institute of Technology, 11605 132nd Avenue N.E., Kirkland, WA 98034. Public meetings will be held. Dates have not been set at this time.
March 3, 2014
Terry Byington
Executive Director
Government and
External Relations