WSR 02-10-084

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed April 29, 2002, 2:47 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 180-20 WAC, School bus driver qualifications.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.160.210.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To do one or more of the following as deemed appropriate: Make technical adjustments, clarify existing provisions, repeal unnecessary wording, repeal provisions unsupported by rule-making authority, or provide greater flexibility or discretion to persons or entities subject to the rules.

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making; and early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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, State Board of Education, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, fax (360) 586-2357, TTY (360) 664-3631. For telephone assistance contact Larry Davis at (360) 725-6024.

April 26, 2002

Larry Davis

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office