WSR 97-15-116

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[Filed July 22, 1997, 3:46 p.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Local enhancement funds including learning improvement allocations. New rules to replace WAC 392-140-570 through 392-140-594.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 34.05.220, 28A.150.400.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Legislative changes during this past session warrant the development of new rules to replace WAC 392-140-570 through 392-140-594. Need to communicate new conditions, apportionment rates, and reporting requirements to districts and the public.

Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended, or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafted rules.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by sending written comments to Rules Coordinator, Legal Services, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, FAX (360) 753-4201, TDD (360) 664-3631. For further information please contact Tom Hulst, (360) 753-3223.

July 22, 1997

Dr. Terry Bergeson

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office