WSR 99-10-001

PROPOSED RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed April 21, 1999, 3:04 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 99-06-078.

Title of Rule: WAC 180-29-040 Educational specifications--Review and comment.

Purpose: The existing rule requires that one copy of the completed educational specifications approved by the district board of directors shall be transmitted to the superintendent of public instruction for review and comment. This provision for the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction review was repealed in another section of rule and should be deleted here also to be consistent.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.525.020.

Summary: The State Board of Education amended another section of rules that require school districts to submit educational specifications so this rule should also be amended to be consistent.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: This rule should be amended to be consistent with other rule amendments.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Larry Davis, State Board of Education, Olympia, (360) 753-6715.

Name of Proponent: State Board of Education.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: The existing rule requires that one copy of the completed educational specifications approved by the district board of directors shall be transmitted to the superintendent of public instruction for review and comment. This provision for the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction review was repealed in another section of rule and should be deleted here also to be consistent.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: Adopting the proposed rule change will make this rule consistent with other rule amendments that have deleted the requirement for the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction review of educational specifications.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not applicable.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption.

Hearing Location: Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA, on June 10, 1999, at 9:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Patty Martin by May 27, 1999, TDD (360) 664-3631, or (360) 753-6715.

Submit Written Comments to: Rules Coordinator, State Board of Education, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504-7206, fax (360) 586-2357, by June 3, 1999.

Date of Intended Adoption: June 10, 1999.

April 19, 1999

Larry Davis

Executive Director

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 12-83, filed 10/17/83)

WAC 180-29-040
Educational specifications--Review and comment.

Prior to the commencement of the design of the proposed school facility, the school district shall cause to be prepared the educational specifications pursuant to chapter 180-26 WAC.  ((One copy of the completed educational specifications approved by the district board of directors shall be transmitted to the superintendent of public instruction for review and comment.))

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.47.830.  83-21-067 (Order 12-83), 180-29-040, filed 10/17/83.]

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