PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT COUNCIL
[Filed May 10, 2019, 3:35 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Through passage of ESS House Bill [E2SHB] 1439, new requirements and prohibitions are established for nonexempt degree-granting institutions under jurisdiction of the Degree-Granting Institutions Act.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.85.230
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Need to adopt requirements and fees related to the tuition recovery trust fund, other revisions as needed to strengthen consumer protection from unfair business practices through increased regulation and oversight of authorized institutions.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making; and agency study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Sam Loftin, Director of Consumer Protection, P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430, phone 360-753-7866, fax 855-265-0066, email SamL@wsac.wa.gov, web site www.wsac.wa.gov; or Tivoli Sharp, P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430, phone 360-753-7869, fax 855-265-0066, email TivoliS@wsac.wa.gov, web site www.wsac.wa.gov.
May 10, 2019