WSR 11-11-005

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION
(Traffic Safety Education)

[ Filed May 5, 2011, 11:23 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 392-143 WAC, Transportation -- Specifications for school buses.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.61.380.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Revisions to this WAC will eliminate the requirement of a weight slip and copy of the warrant being provided to the office of superintendent of public instruction (OSPI) prior to issuance of an operation permits [permit]. These amendments will be a cost-savings benefit to all school district[s], educational service districts, and OSPI. In addition, some grammatical changes may be made to this chapter.

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, Student Transportation, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, (360) 725-6120, or fax (360) 586-6124, allan.jones@k12.wa.us.

May 5, 2011

Randy Dorn

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office