WSR 18-12-010
[Filed May 24, 2018, 9:05 a.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 18-03-091.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Creates new sections for chapter 179-05 WAC describing methods to attain paraeducator certificate.
Hearing Location(s): On July 24, 2918 [2018], at 8:30, at the Radisson Hotel, 18118 International Boulevard, Seattle, WA 98188.
Date of Intended Adoption: July 25, 2018.
Submit Written Comments to: David Brenna, 600 Washington Street, Olympia, WA 98504, email, fax 360-586-4548, by July 17, 2018.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact David Brenna, phone 360-725-6238, fax 360-586-4548, email, by July 17, 2018.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: New regulations describing methods to attain paraeducator certificate as required in HB [ESHB] 1115, 2017.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: Statutory requirement.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 28A.413 RCW.
Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 28A.413 RCW.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: State legislature, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation, and Enforcement: David Brenna, 600 Washington Street, Olympia, WA 98504, 360-725-6238.
A school district fiscal impact statement is not required under RCW 28A.305.135.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Regulatory change does not have a fiscal impact.
This rule proposal, or portions of the proposal, is exempt from requirements of the Regulatory Fairness Act because the proposal:
Is exempt under RCW 19.85.025(3) as the rule content is explicitly and specifically dictated by statute.
May 24, 2018
David Brenna
Senior Policy Analyst
Chapter  179-05  WAC
WAC 179-05-010 Authority.
The authority for this chapter is RCW 28A.413.030 which authorizes the paraeducator board with the powers and duties to adopt rules for the effective and efficient implementation of chapter 28A.413 RCW.
WAC 179-05-020 Definitions.
"Continuing education credit hours" as used in this title is defined in WAC 181-85-030.