WSR 18-04-094
[Filed February 6, 2018, 9:42 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Early support for infants and toddlers (ESIT) program.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.215.020 (2)(f).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Better clarify program definitions and improve service delivery for ESIT program.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: As appropriate, the department of early learning (DEL) will coordinate development of these rules with the state department of health, the office of superintendent of public instruction and the United States Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs.
Process for Developing New Rule: To the extent practicable, DEL intends to seek stakeholder and public input when drafting rule language. DEL will file proposed rules no later than April 18, 2018, hold a public hearing, and accept written comments before adopting permanent rules.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 40970, Olympia, WA 98501, phone 360-725-4670, fax 360-586-0052, email, web site
February 7, 2018
Lori Anderson
Rules Coordinator