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Department will hold hearing related to clarifying high-cost special education aid

Wednesday, August 14, 2019


Carl Bryan, Administrative Rules Coordinator, (608) 267-9127,

MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction is holding a preliminary public hearing and comment period to consider promulgation of administrative rules under a statement of scope on an emergency and proposed permanent rule to amend Chapter PI 30, relating to clarifying high cost special education aid.

Pursuant to s. 227.135 (1), Stats., a statement of scope is prepared in advance of any rule that an agency plans to promulgate, and shall include a description of the objective the rule, a description of existing policies relevant to the rule and an analysis of policy alternatives, the statutory authority for the rule, estimates of the amount of time that is expected to develop the rule, a description of entities affected by the rule, and a summary of any federal regulation that is intended to address the activities to be regulated by the rule. Pursuant to s. 227.136 (7), Stats., a preliminary public hearing and comment period on a statement of scope does not relieve the agency of its obligation to hold an agency hearing on proposed rules under s. 227.16, Stats., after proposed rules are available for review.

A copy of each scope statement is available on the department's Administrative Rules webpage or the Wisconsin Legislature Rules site. Written comments may be submitted in lieu of testimony by August 29 via an online form or by sending to the department's administrative rules coordinator by e-mail or U.S. mail. Send to Carl Bryan, 125 South Webster Street, P.O. Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841.

WHAT: Public hearing on rules scope statement related to clarifying high cost special education aid

WHEN: Friday, August 23, 2019, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (GEF3), 125 South Webster Street, Room P41, Madison, WI 53703

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