WSR 97-21-112

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

[Filed October 21, 1997, 10:37 a.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 180-59 WAC, Preschool accreditation.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: None (see Reasons below).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Statutory authority for these rules (RCW 28A.215.320) was repealed by the legislature (section 307, chapter 335, Laws of 1995).

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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.

October 20, 1997

Larry Davis

Executive Director

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office