WSR 08-20-006

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed September 18, 2008, 11:42 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 392-347-023 State assistance in post 1992 facilities.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.525.020 Duties of superintendent of public instruction.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Amend WAC 392-347-023. Rules are being developed to implement a program to move away from the current rule (commonly known as the 2% rule) to a performance based building assessment system.

Process for Developing New Rule: The office of the superintendent of public instruction (OSPI) welcomes the public to take part in developing the rules. Anyone interested should contact the staff person identified below. At a later date, OSPI will file a proposal with the office of the code reviser with a notice of proposed rule making.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Scott Black, Program Development Manager, P.O. Box 47200, 600 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98504-7200, fax (360) 586-3946, e-mail scott.black@k12.wa.us, phone (360) 725-6268.

September 10, 2008

Terry Bergeson

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office