WSR 12-12-069

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed June 5, 2012, 3:23 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 392-343-025 State funding assistance percentage -- General and 392-343-045 Space allocations -- Enrollment projections provision.

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: Changes to WAC 392-343-025 State funding assistance percentate [percentage] -- General and 392-343-045 Space allocations -- Enrollment projections provision.

Changes are necessary to respond to language in SSB 6002 that requires immediate implementation for revised K-linear cohort projection methodology and new funding assistance percentages (matching) ratios affecting projcects [projects] expected to qualify for school construction assistance program funding in July 2012 release.

Emergency rule procedure was utilized for WAC amendments.

Process for Developing New Rule: 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.

June 5, 2012

Randy Dorn

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office