WSR 11-19-041

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed September 13, 2011, 9:23 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 392-140-600 through 392-140-685, school district eligibility for state special education safety net funding and other WAC chapters as needed.

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: Amendments are needed to update and align rules pertaining to the state special education safety net program as required by Washington State Biennial Appropriations Act, 2ESHB 1087 passed by the 2011 legislature. Other housekeeping as needed for clarification will be added.

Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended, or repealed rules and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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. For telephone assistance contact Mary Ellen Parrish, (360) 725-6075; or send written comments to Rules Coordinator, Legal Services, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200.

September 13, 2011

Randy Dorn

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office