WSR 05-06-027

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed February 23, 2005, 2:28 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 392-126 WAC, Shared leave resulting from HB 2266.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.400.380 for school districts.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Revision of the WAC is needed to address the effect of changes in law made by the legislature. Rule revision is needed to address donation of leave for employees who are called to voluntary and involuntary military duty.

Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting the rules.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, Legal Services, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, fax (360) 753-4201, TTY (360) 664-3631. For telephone assistance contact Ron Stead, Director, School Financial Services, (360) 725-6302.

February 11, 2005

Dr. Terry Bergeson

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office