WSR 99-04-090

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed February 2, 1999, 3:53 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 180-41-035 Evacuation of buildings in sudden emergency--Emergency exit drills.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.600.200.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To do one or more of the following, as deemed appropriate: Make technical adjustments, clarify existing provisions, repeal unnecessary wording, repeal provisions unsupported by rule-making authority, or provide greater flexibility or discretion to persons or entities subject to the rules.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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, State Board of Education, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504-7206, fax (360) 586-2357, TDD (360) 664-3631. For telephone assistance contact Larry Davis at (360) 753-6715.

February 2, 1999

Larry Davis

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office