PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES
[Filed October 21, 2019, 11:42 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Foundational quality standards for early learning programs, to include WAC 110-300-0185 Menus, milk, and food.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.216.250
; chapter 43.216
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department of children, youth, and families (DCYF) is engaging in rule making in response to a petition for repeal of WAC 110-300-0185(2).
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The office of the superintendent of public instruction (OSPI), child nutrition services, administers the United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Services Child Nutrition program. DCYF will seek OSPI child nutrition services' input during rule development.
Process for Developing New Rule: Collaborative.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting DCYF Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 40975, phone 360-902-7956, fax 360-902-7903, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.dcyf.wa.gov, https://www.dcyf.wa.gov/practice/policy-laws-rules/rule-making/participate/online.
October 21, 2019