WSR 14-19-065
[Filed September 12, 2014, 2:28 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Olympic College grievance procedureDiscrimination and harassment.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 28B.50 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This policy is proposed to condense, replace and update existing policies regarding the college's responsibility to prevent discrimination and harassment throughout the college community.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: This policy will meet federal and state laws as follows: Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and ADA Amendment Act, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act and Washington state's law against discrimination, chapter 49.60 RCW and their implementing regulations.
Process for Developing New Rule: Review by 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 at (360) 475-7502 or to provide comments on this rule.
September 12, 2014
Thomas Oliver
Rules Coordinator