WSR 08-01-087

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed December 17, 2007, 11:43 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 392-343-080 Value engineering studies, constructability reviews, and building commissioning -- Requirements and definition.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.525.020 Duties of superintendent of public instruction.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The proposed change would align the requirements of chapter 39.35 RCW, High-performance public buildings, with the funding eligibility in state basic support statutes in WAC 392-343-080.

Process for Developing New Rule: The office of the superintendent of public instruction (OSPI) welcomes the public to take part in developing the rules. Anyone interested should contact the staff person identified below. At a later date, OSPI will file a proposal with the office of the code reviser with a notice of proposed rule making.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Scott Black, Program Development Manager, P.O. Box 47200, 600 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98504-7200, fax (360) 586-3946, e-mail scott.black@k12.wa.us, phone (360) 725-6268.

November 15, 2007

Terry Bergeson

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

by Scott Black

Washington State Code Reviser's Office