PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 392-141 WAC, Transportation -- State allocation for operations.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.150.290.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To define the alternative funding systems as required in RCW 28A.160.191, and provided below:
The superintendent of public instruction shall ensure that the allocation formula results in adequate appropriation for low enrollment districts, nonhigh districts, districts involved in cooperative transportation agreements, and cooperative special transportation services operated by educational service districts. If necessary, the superintendent shall develop a separate process to adjust the allocation of the districts.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.
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, Student Transportation, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, (360) 725-6120, or fax (360) 586-6124, firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 24, 2012