WSR 14-14-110
[Filed July 1, 2014, 2:45 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 132Y-108 WAC, Practice and procedure; chapter 132Y-125 WAC, Student discipline; chapter 132Y-300 WAC, Grievance procedure for sex discrimination; chapter 132Y-310 WAC, Grievance procedure for discrimination based on handicap; WAC 132Y-136-501 Library materials and audio-visual equipmentLoans and WAC 132Y-136-540 Library materials and audio-visual equipmentFines.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.19.020, 28B.50.140(7).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Chapter 132Y-108 WAC, clarifies and updates practice and procedure; WAC 132Y-108-005, brief adjudicative proceedings authorized for student conduct appeals involving disciplinary action (new section); WAC 132Y-108-010, brief adjudicative proceedings agency record (new section); WAC 132Y-108-050, updates reference to student conduct proceedings; WAC 132Y-125-004, repeal existing disciplinary procedures and administrative appeal process; WAC 132Y-125-005, statement of jurisdiction (new section); WAC 132Y-125-010, definitions (new section); WAC 132Y-125-015, initiation of disciplinary action (new section); WAC 132Y-125-020, appeal from disciplinary action; WAC 132-125-025, brief adjudicative proceedings – initial hearing (new section); WAC 132Y-125-030, review of an initial order (new section); WAC 132Y-125-030 [132Y-125-035], student conduct committee (new section); WAC 1320125-040 [132Y-125-040], appeal student conduct committee (new section); WAC 132Y-125-045, student conduct committee hearings - presentation of evidence (new section); WAC 132Y-125-055, appeal from student conduct committee initial order (new section); WAC 132Y-124-060 [132Y-125-060], summary suspension (new section); WAC 132Y-125-100, supplemental sexual misconduct procedures (new section); WAC 132Y-125-105, supplemental definitions (new section); WAC 132Y-125-110, supplemental complaint process (new section); WAC 132Y-125-115, supplemental appeal rights (new section); WAC 132Y-300-001, updates prohibition against sex discrimination in education; WAC 132Y-300-002, updates informal procedure for employees; WAC 132Y-300-003, updates formal procedure for employees; WAC 132Y-300-040 [132Y-300-004], updates other remedies for employees and students; WAC 132Y-310-010, preamble updates preamble for employees; WAC 132Y-310-020, updates informal procedure for employees; WAC 132Y-310-030, updates formal procedure for employees; WAC 132Y-310-040, updates other remedies for employees and students; WAC 132Y-136-501, clarifies updating current technology and practice; and WAC 132Y-136-540, clarifies and updates current practice and location for reconciliation of accounts.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Office of Civil Rights; Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; or Washington state human rights commission.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Mark R. Cassidy, Vice-President Human Resources and Rules Officer, Edmonds Community College, 20000 68th Avenue West, Lynnwood, WA 98036-599, e-mail, phone (425) 640-1647, fax (425) 640-1359. Board of trustee meetings, during which public comment is received, occur each second Thursday of the month, 4:30 p.m. at Gateway Hall, Board Room, 6600 196th Street S.W., Lynnwood, WA 98036.
July 1, 2014
Mark R. Cassidy
Human Resources Rules Officer