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Public Notice - Notice of Rulemaking - District Board of Trustees - Miami Dade College

Miami, February 14, 2014 - The Miami Dade College District Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at the College’s Wolfson Campus, which is located at 300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami. The meeting will be held in Room 2106 (James K. Batten Community Room), and will begin at 8:00 a.m.  During the meeting, a Public Hearing will be held pertaining to the amendment and adoption of the following Rules:

RULES FOR AMENDMENT

Rule No.

Rule
Title

Rule
Summary

Law
Implemented

Originator of
Rule

I-21

Equal Access/                Equal Opportunity

The Rule will be amended to ensure full compliance with all referenced legal authorities, including The Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012 and The Whistle-blower's Act, Sections 112.3187-31895, Florida Statutes.

F.S. 112.3187 – 31895 (The Whistle-blower Protection Act), 1000.05 and 1001.64;
Title VI, VII and VIII, 1964 Civil Rights Act;
Title IX, Education Amendments;
Section 504, 1973 Rehabilitation Act;
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990;
Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments of  2008;
State Board of Education Rules  6A-19.001 and          6A-19.010, Florida Administrative Code;
Civil Rights Act of 1991;
Genetic Information         Non-Discrimination Act of 2008;             
The Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012

Iliana Castillo-Frick, Vice Provost for Human Resources

I-42

Prohibition of Weapons on Campus

The Rule will be amended to reflect recent legal ruling.

F.S. 790.001, 790.052, 790.06(12), 790.115, 790.25, and 790.251; and 1001.64                                                 State  Board of  Education Rule               6A-14.0261, Florida Administrative Code

 

Carmen Dominguez, Legal Counsel

Rule No.

Rule
Title

Rule
Summary

Laws
Implemented

Originator of
Rule

I-91

Report and Investigation of Fraud

The Rule will be amended to ensure full compliance with all referenced legal authorities, including The Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012 and The  Whistle-blower's Act, Sections 112.3187-31895, Florida Statutes.

F.S. 112.3187 and 1001.64;
State Board of Education Rules
6A-10.080 and           6A-10.081, Florida Administrative Code

Iliana Castillo-Frick, Vice Provost for Human Resources

NEW RULE

Rule No.

Rule
Title

Rule
Summary

Laws
Implemented

Originator of
Rule

IV-8

Student Complaints

The Rule shall establish procedures for addressing formal written student complaints.  The new Rule shall provide clarity relative to student complaints and accreditation compliance.

F.S. 1001.64
F.S. 1001.65

Lenore Rodicio,
Provost for Academic and Student Affairs


The person to be contacted regarding the proposed Rule changes is Nanette C. Orange, Office of Legal Affairs, Miami Dade College, 300 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Miami, Florida 33132,

If requested within 2l days of the date of this Notice, a hearing will be held at the time, date, and place listed below.

8:00 a.m.
March 18, 2014
Room 2106
Miami Dade College
300 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami, Florida

 

APPROVED BY:

Dr. Rolando Montoya
College Provost for Operations

Dr. Lenore Rodicio
College Provost for Academic and Student Affairs

If a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to this or any other matter considered at this meeting, he or she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be heard.

Individuals with disabilities as defined under the American with Disabilities Act who wish to attend the meeting and need special accommodations can request them by calling (305) 237-2090 or through the Florida Relay System (1-800-955-8771).

Dated this 13th of February 2014

Eduadro J. Padron
Secretary to
District Board of Trustees

Publication of this Notice on 14th of February 2014




Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or genetic information. Contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for information.