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Chapter 132Y-108 WAC

Last Update: 3/28/90


WAC Sections

HTMLPDF132Y-108-010Adoption of model rules of procedure.
HTMLPDF132Y-108-020Appointment of presiding officers.
HTMLPDF132Y-108-030Method of recording.
HTMLPDF132Y-108-040Application for adjudicative proceeding.
HTMLPDF132Y-108-050Brief adjudicative procedures.
HTMLPDF132Y-108-070Procedure for closing parts of the hearings.
HTMLPDF132Y-108-080Recording devices.


Adoption of model rules of procedure.

The model rules of procedure adopted by the chief administrative law judge pursuant to RCW 34.05.250, as now or hereafter amended, are hereby adopted for use at this institution. Those rules may be found in chapter 10-08 WAC. Other procedural rules adopted in this title are supplementary to the model rules of procedure. In the case of a conflict between the model rules of procedure and procedural rules previously adopted by this institution, the model rules prevail.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 34.05.250. WSR 90-08-022, § 132Y-108-010, filed 3/28/90, effective 4/28/90.]


Appointment of presiding officers.

The president or president's designee shall designate a presiding officer for an adjudicative proceeding. The presiding officer shall be an administrative law judge, a member in good standing of the Washington State Bar Association, a panel of individuals, the president or his or her designee, or any combination of the above. Where more than one individual is designated to be the presiding officer, one person shall be designated by the president or president's designee to make decisions concerning discovery, closure, means of recording adjudicative proceedings, and similar matters.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 34.05.250. WSR 90-08-022, § 132Y-108-020, filed 3/28/90, effective 4/28/90.]


Method of recording.

Proceedings shall be recorded by a method determined by the presiding officer, among those available pursuant to the model rules of procedure in WAC 10-08-170.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 34.05.250. WSR 90-08-022, § 132Y-108-030, filed 3/28/90, effective 4/28/90.]


Application for adjudicative proceeding.

An application for adjudicative proceeding shall be in writing. Application forms are available at the following address:
20000 68th Avenue West
Lynnwood, WA 98036
Written application for an adjudicative proceeding should be submitted to the above address within twenty days of the agency action giving rise to the application, unless provided for otherwise by statute or rule.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 34.05.250. WSR 90-08-022, § 132Y-108-040, filed 3/28/90, effective 4/28/90.]


Brief adjudicative procedures.

This rule is adopted in accordance with RCW 34.05.482 through 34.05.494, the provisions of which are hereby adopted. Brief adjudicative procedures shall be used in all matters related to:
(1) Residency determinations.
(2) Challenges to contents of education records.
(3) Student conduct proceedings.
(4) Parking violations.
(5) Outstanding debts owed by students or employees.
(6) Loss of eligibility for participation in institution-sponsored athletic events.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 34.05.250. WSR 90-08-022, § 132Y-108-050, filed 3/28/90, effective 4/28/90.]



Discovery in adjudicative proceedings may be permitted at the discretion of the presiding officer. In permitting discovery, the presiding officer shall make reference to the civil rules of procedure. The presiding officer shall have the power to control the frequency and nature of discovery permitted, and to order discovery conferences to discuss discovery issues.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 34.05.250. WSR 90-08-022, § 132Y-108-060, filed 3/28/90, effective 4/28/90.]


Procedure for closing parts of the hearings.

A party may apply for a protective order to close part of a hearing. The party making the request should state the reasons for making the application to the presiding officer. If the other party opposes the request, a written response to the request shall be made within ten days of the request to the presiding officer. The presiding officer shall determine which, if any, parts of the proceeding shall be closed, and state the reasons therefore in writing within twenty days of receiving the request.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 34.05.250. WSR 90-08-022, § 132Y-108-070, filed 3/28/90, effective 4/28/90]


Recording devices.

No cameras or recording devices shall be allowed in those parts of proceedings which the presiding officer has determined shall be closed pursuant to WAC 132Y-108-010, except for the method of official recording selected by the institution.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 34.05.250. WSR 90-08-022, § 132Y-108-080, filed 3/28/90, effective 4/28/90]