[Filed March 13, 2020, 11:17 a.m.]
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 18-17-094.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 179-01-030, use of certificate fees collected by the paraeducator certificate program.
Hearing Location(s): On May 20, 2020, at 8:30 a.m., at the Hampton Inn Richland/Tri-Cities, 486 Bradley Boulevard, Richland, WA 99352.
Date of Intended Adoption: May 20, 2020.
Submit Written Comments to: Paraeducator Board, 600 Washington Street S.E., Room 400, Olympia, WA 98504, email firstname.lastname@example.org, by May 18, 2020.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact professional educator standards board (PESB), phone 360-725-6275, email email@example.com, by May 18, 2020.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: New section; amend WAC with new language regarding how fees collected from the paraeducator certificate program may be used.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: New language will clarify how fees collected from the paraeducator certificate program may be used as allowed by HB 1115 (2017). The new language is aligned with how PESB may use fees.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 28A.413
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Paraeducator board, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Jack Busbee, 600 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98504, 360-725-6275; Implementation and Enforcement: Paraeducator Board, 600 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98504, 360-725-6275.
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
The proposed rule does not impose more-than-minor costs on businesses. Following is a summary of the agency's analysis showing how costs were calculated. The WAC does not impact small businesses.
March 12, 2020
WAC 179-01-030Certification fees.
Certificate fees shall be used as described in WAC 181-79A-131.