PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
[Filed September 4, 2019, 10:38 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 392-157 WAC, Child nutrition—Practices and procedures.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.235.100
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The office of superintendent of public instruction is considering revising chapter 392-157 WAC to (1) better align the rules with state audit or performance audit results, leading research, and national best practices to improve health and learning outcomes for students by requiring a minimum-seated lunchtime of twenty minutes in K-12 public schools and recess before lunch in elementary schools; and (2) technical changes to streamline the chapter.
Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended, or repealed rules and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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 Leanne Eko, Old Capitol Building, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-725-6200, TTY 360-664-3631, email Leanne.email@example.com, web site k12.wa.us; or Mikhail Cherniske, Old Capitol Building, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-725-6056, TTY 360-664-3631, email Mikhail.firstname.lastname@example.org, web site k12.wa.us.
September 4, 2019
Chris P. S. Reykdal
of Public Instruction