WSR 15-17-049
[Filed August 13, 2015, 12:14 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 132D-120 WAC, Student rights and responsibilities.
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: To clarify disciplinary and grievance procedures; to update language in guidelines and sanctions; to comply with the Violence Against Women Act and Title IX regulations.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Title VII, 1964 Civil Rights Act and Title IX, 1972 Education Amendments, Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
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 Dr. David Paul, Vice-President of Student Services, Skagit Valley College, 2405 East College Way, Mount Vernon, WA 98273, (360) 416-7738, Reviewed at public meetings of the student services committee on December 12, 2014, February 13 and March 13, 2015. The proposed new rule was passed by the student services committee on March 13, 2015, and forwarded to the governance steering committee (GSC) on March 30, 2015. The rule was discussed at a public meeting of the GSC on April 13, 2015, and the GSC requested public hearings to be held on the new rule. Electronic public hearings were held from April 23 to May 1, 2015, and public comments were shared with the GSC on May 8, 2015.
August 13, 2015
Lisa Radeleff
Executive Assistant to the
President/Rules Coordinator