WSR 03-14-120

PERMANENT RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed June 30, 2003, 4:42 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: June 20, 2003.

Purpose: To amend State Board of Education policy, WAC 180-79A-117 Uniform expiration date.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 180-79A-117.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) through (4).

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 03-09-029 on April 7, 2003.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

June 30, 2003

Larry Davis

Executive Director

OTS-6291.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 02-04-018, filed 1/24/02, effective 2/24/02)

WAC 180-79A-117   Uniform expiration date.   (1) All certificates issued for one or more stated years shall expire on June 30 of the stated year and shall be calculated as follows:

(a) Certificates issued prior to June 30 of a calendar year, other than limited certificates issued pursuant to WAC 180-79A-231, shall have the expiration date of the certificate calculated on the basis such certificate was issued on June 30 of the same calendar year regardless of the date of issuance.

(b) Certificates issued July 1 or later in the calendar year, other than limited certificates issued pursuant to WAC 180-79A-231, shall have the expiration date of the certificate calculated on the basis such certificate was issued on June 30 of the next calendar year regardless of the date of issuance.

(c) All valid existing certificates scheduled to expire on August 31 of a given year shall be valid until June 30 of the following year.

(2) An applicant who holds a valid certificate, who submits an application for further certification prior to the expiration date of that certificate, and who meets all the requirements of WAC 180-79A-128, shall be granted a one hundred eighty-day permit as provided in chapter 180-79A WAC.

(3) Any educator who is called up to active duty by one of the U.S. military branches shall be granted an extension of the expiration date of his/her certificate. The extension shall be equal to the length of active duty service calculated to the next uniform expiration date.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) through (4). 02-04-018, 180-79A-117, filed 1/24/02, effective 2/24/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). 99-01-174, 180-79A-117, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 98-05-024, 180-79A-117, filed 2/6/98, effective 3/9/98; 97-04-088, 180-79A-117, filed 2/5/97, effective 3/8/97.]

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