WSR 07-14-038

EXPEDITED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

EARLY LEARNING

[ Filed June 27, 2007, 9:43 a.m. ]

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: ECEAP chapter 170-100 WAC, Changing department of community, trade, and economic development to department of early learning.

NOTICE

THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Heike Syben, Department of Early Learning, P.O. Box 40970, Olympia, WA 98504-0970 , AND RECEIVED BY September 4, 2007.


Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The early childhood education and assistance program was moved from the department of community, trade, and economic development to the newly established department of early learning on July 1, 2006. This proposal does not affect the existing rules, but is a technical fix to change the department name to the department of early learning.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: ECEAP is no longer under the authority of community, trade, and economic development. Chapter 43.215 RCW places authority with the department of early learning.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 43.215 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 170-100 WAC.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Department of early learning, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Heike Syben, P.O. Box 40970, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 725-2839; Implementation and Enforcement: Sangree Froelicher, P.O. Box 40970, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 725-4686.

June 25, 2007

Sangree Froelicher

Assistant Director

OTS-9845.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 06-18-085, filed 9/5/06, effective 9/5/06)

WAC 170-100-030   Definitions.   (1) "Contractor" means a nonsectarian public or private organization that contracts with the department of ((community, trade, and economic development)) early learning to provide local early childhood education and assistance services.

(2) "Department" means the department of ((community, trade and economic development)) early learning.

(3) "Director" means the director of the department of ((community, trade and economic development)) early learning.

[06-18-085, recodified as 170-100-030, filed 9/5/06, effective 9/5/06. Statutory Authority: Chapter 28A.215 RCW. 06-13-046, 365-170-030, filed 6/16/06, effective 7/17/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.63A.060. 99-19-176, 365-170-030, filed 9/22/99, effective 10/23/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.34A.060. 88-18-039 (Order 88-04), 365-170-030, filed 8/31/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.63A.060. 87-04-007 (Order 87-02), 365-170-030, filed 1/23/87.]

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