WSR 07-04-052

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed January 31, 2007, 1:32 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 392-380 WAC, Public school pupils -- Immunization requirement and life-threatening health condition.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.210.160.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: New language due to transfer of duties from the state board of education to the superintendent of public instruction under E2SHB 3098 section 909 through 911.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: State board of education.

Process for Developing New Rule: Solicitation of public comments and recommendations in the course of amending the rules.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by sending comments to Rules Coordinator, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, Administrative Resources, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, fax (360) 753-4201. Questions: Martin T. Mueller, Assistant Superintendent, Student Support, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, phone (360) 725-6175.

January 31, 2007

Dr. Terry Bergeson

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office