WSR 04-18-108

PROPOSED RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed September 1, 2004, 9:34 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 04-09-062.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 180-51-063 Certificate of mastery -- High school graduation requirement -- Effective date and 180-51-064 Certificate of mastery -- Validity and reliability study.

Hearing Location(s): Northwest Educational Service District 189, 1601 R Avenue, Anacortes, WA 98221, on October 20, 2004, at 8:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: October 22, 2004.

Submit Written Comments to: Larry Davis, Executive Director, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504-7206, e-mail ldavis@ospi.wednet.edu, fax (360) 586-2357, by October 6, 2004.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Laura Moore, Executive Assistant, by October 6, 2004, TTY (360) 664-3631 or (360) 725-6025.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Action by the legislature during the 2004 session established in statute 2008 as the effective date of the Certificate of Academic Achievement (formerly the Certificate of Mastery -- CoM), amending preexisting statutory CoM provisions. Also, the CoM Study Committee created by the State Board of Education in 2000 completed its work in May 2003. This will repeal these sections of WAC.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: See Purpose above.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.230.090

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

Agency Comments or Recommendations, if any, as to Statutory Language, Implementation, Enforcement, and Fiscal Matters: See Purpose above.

Name of Proponent: State Board of Education, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Larry Davis, State Board of Education, Olympia, Washington, (360) 725-6025.

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

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Not applicable.

August 31, 2004

Larry Davis

Executive Director

OTS-7533.1


REPEALER

     The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
WAC 180-51-063 Certificate of mastery -- High school graduation requirement -- Effective date.
WAC 180-51-064 Certificate of mastery -- Validity and reliability study.

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office