PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT COUNCIL
[Filed November 7, 2019, 6:58 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: State need grant, chapter 250-20 WAC:
|1.||Repeal chapter 250-20 WAC, State student financial aid program—Need grant, which was repealed by ESSHB [E2SHB] 2158.|
|2.||Per ESSHB [E2SHB] 2158, section 19(2) establish rules for implementation of the Washington college grant, to be created under chapter 250-21 WAC, Washington college grant.|
|3.||Comprehensive technical and administrative changes and corrections to align WAC with RCW and other recent legislative direction, as well as codifying current practice in various operational areas.|
|4.||Clarify institutional participation rule for active, prospective, and former institutional participants.|
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapters 28B.76
, 28B.77, 28B.92
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: 1. Program WAC requires changes to repeal chapter 250-20 WAC, State need grant, and create chapter 250-21 WAC, Washington college grant, to reflect legislative changes.
2. Clarifying institutional participation rules will improve transparency and codify current practice.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study; and major technical corrections and additions aligning program operations with legislative direction and current practice. Clarification of institutional participation rules. Both in collaboration with affected partners.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Carla Idohl-Corwin, Student Achievement Council, 917 Lakeridge Way, P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430, phone 360-753-7847, email email@example.com, website www.wsac.wa.gov.
Senior Associate Director
Need Based Programs and Operations