WSR 11-17-024




[ Filed August 8, 2011, 12:22 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 11-13-021.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 392-140-900 through 392-140-913, Finance -- Special allocations -- K-4 staff enhancement.

Hearing Location(s): Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), Wanamaker Conference Room, 600 Washington Street, Olympia, WA 98504, on October 11, 2011, at 10:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: October 11, 2011.

Submit Written Comments to: Ross Bunda, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, e-mail, fax (360) 753-4201, by October 9, 2010 [2011].

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Wanda Griffin by October 9, 2011, TTY (360) 664-3631 or (360) 725-6132.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Repeal rules because they no longer apply, effective September 1, 2011, due to the revisions to the distribution formula for K-12 basic education funding in RCW 28A.150.260 pursuant to HB 2776 in 2010.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.150.290(1).

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

Name of Proponent: [OSPI], governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Ross Bunda, OSPI, (360) 725-6308; Implementation: JoLynn Berge, OSPI, (360) 725-6301; and Enforcement: Shawn Lewis, OSPI, (360) 725-6292.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not applicable, no small business impact.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. OSPI is not subject to RCW 34.05.328 per subsection (5)(a)(i). Additionally, this rule is not a significant legislative rule per subsection (5)(c)(iii).

August 8, 2011

Randy Dorn

State Superintendent


Effective September 1, 2011, the following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:

WAC 392-140-900 K-4 Staff enhancement -- Applicable provisions.
WAC 392-140-901 K-4 Staff enhancement -- Authority.
WAC 392-140-902 K-4 Staff enhancement -- Purpose.
WAC 392-140-903 K-4 Staff enhancement -- Definitions.
WAC 392-140-904 K-4 Staff enhancement -- School district reporting.
WAC 392-140-906 K-4 Staff enhancement -- Determination of FTE K-4 basic education classified instructional assistants in 1989-90.
WAC 392-140-907 K-4 Staff enhancement -- Determination of increase in K-4 basic education classified instructional assistants.
WAC 392-140-908 K-4 Staff enhancement -- Determination of the K-4 certificated staff ratio equivalent of increased K-4 classified instructional assistants.
WAC 392-140-910 K-4 Staff enhancement -- Determination of district K-4 certificated instructional staffing ratio.
WAC 392-140-912 K-4 Staff enhancement -- Determination of K-4 apportionment ratios.
WAC 392-140-913 K-4 Staff enhancement -- Reporting by the superintendent of public instruction.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office