PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 180-79A-117 Uniform expiration date.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To add language to grant an extension of normal teaching certificate lapse date for any teacher in military reserve status.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making; and early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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, TTY (360) 664-3631. For telephone assistance contact Larry Davis at (360) 725-6024.
March 6, 2003