WSR 97-17-067

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[Filed August 18, 1997, 3:27 p.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 392-140 WAC, K-3 staff enhancement funding component.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Biennial Operating Appropriations Act and RCW 28A.150.290.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Former rules WAC 392-140-450 through 392-140-497 were inadvertently repealed August 22, 1996. These rules must be in effect for the 1996-97 and later school years.

Process for Developing New Rule: Readopt rules previously adopted February 1996. Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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.

August 18, 1997

Dr. Terry Bergeson

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office