[Filed July 13, 2021, 10:17 a.m., effective August 13, 2021]
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: New Federal Register regulations address the grievance process for formal complaints of sexual harassment and were scheduled to take effect on August 14, 2020. An emergency update to the college's student conduct code was filed to be compliant with the federal regulations. WAC 132A-350-020 and 132A-350-015 are being repealed in their entirety.
Citation of Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing 2.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 34.05
RCW; and RCW 28B.50.140
(13); 20 U.S.C. Section 1092(f); Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. Section 1681 et seq.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 21-09-083 on April 21, 2021.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0 ; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0 ; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at the Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: May 26, 2021.
Kelly L. Griffith
The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
Nondiscrimination and antiharassment policy.
Discrimination and harassment complaint procedure.