PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
[Filed August 1, 2020, 5:27 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 132H-126-010 through 132H-126-480.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 34.05
RCW; and RCW 28B.50.140
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Bellevue College is planning to revise its student conduct code to comply with new federal regulations. On May 19, 2020, the Federal Register printed amendments to Title IX regulations (85 F.R. 30575). The new regulations address the grievance process for formal complaints of sexual harassment and are scheduled to take effect on August 14, 2020.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: United States Department of Education.
Process for Developing New Rule: Proposed changes are being presented to the campus community for feedback and a public meeting will be held.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Megan Kaptik, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., phone 425-564-2757, TTY 425-564-6189, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 1, 2020
Tracy Biga MacLean