PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT COUNCIL
[Filed November 21, 2019, 1:34 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Passport to college promise program, chapter 250-83 WAC.
1. Changing the program name to passport to careers program.
2. 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.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapters 28B.76
, 28B.77, 28B.117
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: 1. Program WAC requires updates to align with recent legislative changes to and codify existing practice areas where the WAC is no longer accurate, silent or incomplete.
2. Program expansion to include apprenticeships, unaccompanied homeless youth, tribal foster youth, unaccompanied refugee minors and foster youth impacted by the interstate compact for the placement of children requires additional updates.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Not applicable.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study; and technical corrections and additions aligning program operations with legislative direction and current practice. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.wsac.wa.gov.
November 20, 2019
Senior Associate Director
Need Based Programs and Operations