WSR 97-16-096

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[Filed August 5, 1997, 3:50 p.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 392-121 WAC, Basic education funding--Certificated instructional staff component.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.150.290.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Changes are necessary to comply with (1) chapter 90, Laws of 1997 (SB 5925) which modified what can be counted as credits for placement on the state-wide salary allocation schedule. (2) Standard established in state board internship rules in chapter 180-83 WAC. (3) Standards set in state board rules for degree equivalency in chapter 180-79A WAC. Also references need to be corrected.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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. Apportionment and Research, (360) 753-6708.

August 5, 1997

Dr. Terry Bergeson

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office