WSR 09-10-060

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed May 4, 2009, 11:41 a.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: Modifying the definition of a school bus to allow multi-function school activity buses (and related changes) and clarification of the definition of additional school district specifications.

Process for Developing New Rule: Other [no further 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.

May 4, 2009

Randy I. Dorn

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office