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WAC 246-366A-001: Introduction and purpose

Published: 2015

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(Effective July 1, 2017.)
WAC 246-366A-001

Introduction and purpose.

(1) The purpose of this chapter is to replace chapter 246-366 WAC with a more modern set of minimum environmental health and safety standards for school facilities to promote healthy and safe school environments. (2) Implementation of this chapter is subject to the state legislature providing funding to public schools in accordance with section 222 of the 2009-11 biennial operating budget, chapter 564, laws of 2009, and may be subject to future legislative requirements. Unless and until legislative action allows for full or partial implementation of this chapter, chapter 246-366 WAC shall take precedent and this chapter shall not be implemented or enforced in any manner. (3) It is the intent of the Washington state board of health to work with the legislature to develop a strategy and timeline for funding and implementation of this chapter. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 10-01-174, 10-12-018, 11-10-080, 13-09-040 and 15-09-070, § 246-366A-001, filed 12/22/09, 5/21/10, 5/3/11, 4/11/13 and 4/15/15, effective 7/1/17.]