WSR 12-12-037

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed May 30, 2012, 10:30 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 392-343-019 Definition -- Instructional space.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: 28A-525-020 [RCW 28A.525.020] Duties of superintendent of public instruction.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Amendment will implement legislative intent to exclude colocated spaces on a "host" district inventory where more than one district jointly administers facilities such as skills centers or a new Delta STEM facility proposed in Richland. Preliminary work has been done with stakeholders including the citizen's advisory panel as required in statute in order to move forward with proposed rule language.

Process for Developing New Rule: The office of 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.

May 30, 2012

Randy Dorn

State Superintendent

of Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office