WSR 05-15-125

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed July 18, 2005, 4:34 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 392-143 WAC, Transportation -- Specifications for school buses.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.61.380.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The proposed amendment to this chapter will eliminate the requirement of a weight slip being provided to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction prior to the issuance of an operation permit. This amendment will be a cost-savings benefit to all school districts and educational service districts.

Process for Developing New Rule: [No information supplied by agency.]

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Allan J. Jones, Director, Pupil Transportation and Traffic Safety Education, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, (360) 725-6120, fax (360) 586-6124.

July 18, 2005

Dr. Terry Bergeson

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office