WSR 05-04-044

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed January 27, 2005, 3:39 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 392-139 WAC, Finance -- Maintenance and operation levies.

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: Revisions to rules are required to (1) update the existing language to incorporate the provisions of the 2003-05 supplemental budget; (2) update rules for new revenue codes; and (3) include district generated federal revenues paid directly to the ESD via a cooperative or consortium agreement.

Process for Developing New Rule: Solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendation in the course of drafting rules.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 contacting Calvin W. Brodie, (360) 725-6300, cbrodie@ospi.wednet.edu.

January 20, 2005

Marty Daybell

for Dr. Terry Bergeson

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office