WSR 07-02-025

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed December 22, 2006, 9:41 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 392-153 WAC, Traffic safety education.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 28A.220 RCW and RCW 46.20.100.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To change "behind the wheel" requirements from four hours to six hours to align with commercial school program requirements as administered through the department of licensing. The effective date will be September 1, 2007.

Process for Developing New Rule: Other [no 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, Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, (360) 725-6120, fax (360) 586-6124, e-mail allan.jones@k12.wa.us.

December 22, 2006

Dr. Terry Bergeson

Superintendent of Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office