PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING
[Filed September 5, 2018, 7:22 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 308-108 WAC, Driver training schools.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.82.290
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department of licensing (DOL) intends to revise chapter 308-108 WAC in accordance with ESHB 1481 passed during the 2017 session. DOL and the office of superintendent of public instruction (OSPI) developed a required curriculum as required in ESHB 1481 to be followed by school districts, private schools, and commercial driving schools. These rules will define the curriculum audit practices for commercial schools.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: DOL will consult with OSPI for this rule making who is also doing rule making under WSR 18-13-102.
Process for Developing New Rule: Parties interested in the formulation of these rules for proposal may contact the individual listed below. The public may also participate by commenting after amendments are proposed by providing written comments or giving oral testimony during the public hearing process.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Loni Miller, Driver Training School Program Manager, DOL, P.O. Box 9027, Olympia, WA 98507-9027, phone 360-664-6692, fax 360-570-4976, TTY 711, email TSE@dol.wa.gov, web site dol.wa.gov/business/drivertraining; or Sirena Walters, Management Analyst, DOL, P.O. Box 9027, Olympia, WA 98507-9027, phone 360-664-6692, fax 360-570-4976, TTY 711, email TSE@dol.wa.gov, web site dol.wa.gov/business/drivertraining.
September 5, 2018