WSR 07-18-048

EXPEDITED RULES

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed August 30, 2007, 11:39 a.m. ]

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 392-121-10601 Definition -- Kindergarten and 392-121-10602 Definition -- First grade.

NOTICE

THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Rules Coordinator, Legal Services, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200 , AND RECEIVED BY November 5, 2007.


Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: To change the following WAC references in WAC 392-121-10601 and 392-121-10602, from a state board (chapter 180-39 WAC) to the appropriate OSPI WAC (chapter 392-335 WAC).

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Some state board WACs were given to OSPI and they were recodified. This is to change the reference to the OSPI WAC.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.150.290.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 28A.150.290.

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

Name of Proponent: Superintendent of public instruction, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Mitch Thompson, 600 South Washington Street, Olympia, (360) 725-6306; Implementation: Calvin W. Brodie, 600 South Washington Street, Olympia, (360) 725-6301; and Enforcement: Jennifer Priddy, 600 South Washington Street, Olympia, (360) 725-6292.

August 7, 2007

Dr. Terry Bergeson

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

OTS-1018.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 95-01-013, filed 12/8/94, effective 1/8/95)

WAC 392-121-10601   Definition -- Kindergarten.   As used in this chapter, "kindergarten" means an instructional program conducted pursuant to RCW 28A.150.220 for students who meet the entry age requirements pursuant to chapter ((180-39)) 392-335 WAC.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.150.290. 95-01-013, 392-121-10601, filed 12/8/94, effective 1/8/95.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 95-01-013, filed 12/8/94, effective 1/8/95)

WAC 392-121-10602   Definition -- First grade.   As used in this chapter, "first grade" means an instructional program conducted pursuant to RCW 28A.150.220 for students who meet the entry age requirements pursuant to chapter ((180-39)) 392-335 WAC.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.150.290. 95-01-013, 392-121-10602, filed 12/8/94, effective 1/8/95.]

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