WSR 05-08-029

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed March 30, 2005, 10:48 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 392-140-900 through 392-140-913, Finance -- Special allocations -- K-4 staff enhancement.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.150.290(1).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule changes are needed to implement provisions in the 2003-05 state biennial operating budget.

Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended, or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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, Administrative Resources, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, fax (360) 753-4201, TTY (360) 664-3631. [For telephone assistance contact] Ross Bunda, (360) 725-6308.

March 15, 2005

Dr. Terry Bergeson

Superintendent of Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office