PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The state board of education (SBE) will amend TITLE 180 WAC for the purpose of fixing technical errors. The amendments will fix grammatical errors and update inaccurate references to statutes and rules that have developed due to repeals or amendments to those statutes and rules.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.305.130, 34.05.220, 28A.150.220, 28A.230.090, 28A.310.020, 28A.210.160, 28A.195.040, 28A.305.190.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: SBE is currently involved in a periodic review of its rules and has discovered a number of technical errors in multiple chapters of its rules. SBE will amend its rules for the purpose of fixing grammatical errors and inaccurate references to statutes and rules that have developed due to repeals or amendments to those statutes and rules.
Process for Developing New Rule: SBE will hold a public hearing as required by chapter 34.05 RCW soliciting input from stakeholders and other members of the public regarding revisions to the rule.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Brad Burnham, Washington State Board of Education, Old Capitol Building, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, phone (360) 725-6025, fax (360) 586-2357.
August 10, 2010
Edith W. Harding