WSR 08-15-015

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed July 7, 2008, 11:36 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: New addition to chapter 392-121 WAC, Finance -- General apportionment.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.150.290(1), 28A.150.315, section 511(14), chapter 329, Laws of 2008.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: These rules will outline the apportionment process for full-day kindergarten, provide rules for determining eligibility, the methodology for applying for funding, and a set of definitions for terms used in the full-day kindergarten program.

Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended, or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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 Daniel Lunghofer, (360) 725-4958.

July 7, 2008

Dr. Terry Bergeson

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office