WSR 12-12-020

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed May 24, 2012, 5:22 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 392-144 WAC, School bus driver qualifications.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.160.210.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Revisions to chapter 392-144 WAC will update and change the disqualifying conditions and the drug and alcohol reporting requirements. A definition for a school bus driver instructor will be added. School district reporting requirements will be revised to reduce the workload on the transportation department, and other minor grammatical changes will be made to bring the chapter up-to-date with current federal and state regulations.

Process for Developing New Rule: Other [no further 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, fax (360) 586-6124, allan.jones@k12.wa.us.

May 24, 2012

Randy Dorn

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office