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Proposed Rule WAC 132F-126

  • addresses a need for the colleges to issue medical withdrawals to students who exhibit self-harm and cannot otherwise be accommodated through the interactive process while attending college.

Proposed Rule WAC 132F-121-060 to -090:

  • increases integration and alignment as more students attend multiple campuses during their time as a student;
  • makes the process more student focused by encouraging all parties to engage in sincere efforts to listen
  • resolves complaints informally;
  • ensures students are supported through the complaint process;
  • enhances an accepting culture and provide supports to encourage students to raise concerns.

A public hearing to receive comments will be held:

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Seattle Colleges District Office


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An overview of the proposed revisions will be provided by the Hearing Officer prior to taking comments. Written comments will be accepted until 5:00 pm on March 29, 2021. Following the hearing, the Hearing Officer will prepare a memorandum summarizing the testimony. The Chancellor’s Executive Cabinet will review the comments and written submissions. Pending action by the Board of Trustees, the new rule will become effective on April 8, 2021.

Comments should be directed to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Human Resources:
Email: wacinput@seattlecolleges.edu

To view all proposed rules, emergency rules, and permanent rules proposed or adopted within the past twelve months, visit: lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/law/wsr/agency/SeattleColleges.htm

 


Past Public Meetings

NEW Proposed Rule WAC 132F-126: Required and Emergency Medical Leaves of Absence.

NEW Proposed Sections WAC 132F-121-270 to 350: Title IX 

Proposed Rule WAC 132F-126 addresses a need for the colleges to issue medical withdrawals to students who exhibit self-harm and cannot otherwise be accommodated through the interactive process while attending college.

Proposed Sections WAC 132F-121-070 to 350 addresses the new Title IX regulations issued by the Department of Education. New sections set forth rules for Title IX allegations, discipline process, and hearing procedures.

A public hearing to receive comments will be held:

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
3:00 to 5:00 pm
Seattle Colleges District Office

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/96551455697  Meeting ID: 965 5145 5697

Topic: WAC Hearing
Time: Jan 26, 2021 03:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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An overview of the proposed revisions will be provided by the Hearing Officer prior to taking comments. Written comments will be accepted until 5:00 pm on January 22, 2021. Following the hearing, the Hearing Officer will prepare a memorandum summarizing the testimony. The Chancellor’s Executive Cabinet will review the comments and written submissions. Pending action by the Board of Trustees, the new rule will become effective on February 11, 2021.

Comments should be directed to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Human Resources:
Email: wacinput@seattlecolleges.edu

Proposed Rule:   Attached

To view all proposed rules, emergency rules, and permanent rules proposed or adopted within the past twelve months, visit: lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/law/wsr/agency/SeattleColleges.htm
 


NEW Proposed Rule WAC 132F-126: Required and Emergency Medical Leaves of Absence.

This proposed rule addresses a need for the colleges to issue medical withdrawals to students who exhibit self-harm and cannot otherwise be accommodated through the interactive process while attending college.

A public hearing to receive comments will be held –

November 22, 2019
1:00 – 2:30 pm
Seattle Colleges District Office

Siegal Center - 1st Floor Boardroom
1500 Harvard Avenue
Seattle WA, 98122

An overview of the proposed revisions will be provided by the Hearing Officer prior to taking comments. Written comments will be accepted until 5:00 pm on November 22, 2019. Following the hearing, the Hearing Officer will prepare a memorandum summarizing the testimony. The Chancellor’s Executive Cabinet will review the comments and written submissions. Pending action by the Board of Trustees on December 19, 2019, the new rule will become effective on January 19, 2020.

Comments should be directed to the Office of the Chief Human Resource Officer

  • Email: wacinput@seattlecolleges.edu
  • Through District interoffice mail: Office of the Chief Human Resource Officer, 1D0 100
  • Or by US Postal Service:

    Seattle Colleges
    Office of the Chief Human Resource Officer
    1500 Harvard Ave, Seattle WA, 98122

Proposed Rule:   Chapter 132F-126 WAC

To view all proposed rules, emergency rules, and permanent rules proposed or adopted within the past twelve months, visit: lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/law/wsr/agency/SeattleColleges.htm