WSR 08-11-128

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed May 21, 2008, 11:30 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 392-144 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: The following revisions need to be made to this chapter.

1. Change the approval of temporary extensions from ESD offices to the office of superintendent of public instruction.

2. Change the due date of the verification statement and confirmation of updated records to the same due date as the ridership report.

3. Technical changes for increased clarity in various areas throughout the chapter.

Process for Developing New Rule: Other [no further information supplied by agency.]

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Allan J. Jones, Director, Pupil Transportation and Traffic Safety Education, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, (360) 725-6120, or fax (360) 586-6124, allan.jones@k12.wa.us.

May 21, 2008

Dr. Terry Bergeson

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office