WSR 02-16-008

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed July 25, 2002, 2:50 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 180-79A-155 Good moral character and personal fitness -- Necessary supporting evidence by applicants.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.410.010.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This proposed amendment clarifies and simplifies the process for the submission of the dean's affidavit of the certificate applicant's good moral character.

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Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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

July 24, 2002

Larry Davis

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office