WSR 20-20-095
[Filed October 5, 2020, 12:57 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Skagit Valley College intends to revise chapter 132D-150 WAC, Code of student conduct.
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: 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 became effective August 14, 2020. This required emergency updates to the college's code of student conduct to be compliant with federal regulations and Skagit Valley College is now beginning the permanent rule change process.
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: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Lisa Radeleff, 2405 East College Way, Mount Vernon, WA 98273, phone 360-416-7995, fax 360-416-7773, TTY 360-416-7718, email, website
October 5, 2020
Lisa Radeleff
Executive Assistant
and Rules Coordinator