PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
[Filed June 19, 2018, 10:01 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 392-144 WAC, School bus driver qualifications.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject:
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The office of superintendent of public instruction (OSPI) is considering revise [revising] chapter 392-144 WAC for the purpose of defining school bus driver inservice requirements, the hearing process for school bus drivers, and disqualifying requirements. OSPI is further considering adding language to allow districts to share drivers. Additional revisions may be made to ensure all requirements are up-to-date with federal and state regulations.
Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended, or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Glenn Gorton, Director, OSPI, Student Transportation, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, phone 360-725-6121, TTY 360-664-3631, email email@example.com, web site k12.wa.us/transportation.
June 19, 2018
Chris P. S. Reykdal
of Public Instruction