WSR 97-09-032

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

[Filed April 10, 1997, 4:40 p.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Section 502 (1)(e), chapter 6, Laws of 1994 sp. sess., WAC 180-24-400 through 180-24-415.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Further clarify policies and procedures for the designation of small school plants as remote and necessary.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Establish further guidelines, policies, and procedures to base decisions of granting designation of small school plants as remote and necessary.

Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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 sending written comments to Rules Coordinator, State Board of Education, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504-7206, FAX (360) 586-2357, TDD (360) 664-3631. For telephone assistance contact Larry Davis, (360) 753-6715.

April 10, 1997

Larry Davis

Executive Director

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office