WSR 07-23-021

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed November 9, 2007, 10:48 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 392-121-250 and 392-121-270, Finance -- General apportionment -- Certificated instructional staff.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.150.290(1).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: These rule revisions expand the definition of "nondegreed" to provide a clearer standard/criteria of what constitutes a nondegreed vocational/career and technical education instructional employee.

Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended, or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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 contacting Ross Bunda, (360) 725-6308.

November 9, 2007

Dr. Terry Bergeson

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office