WSR 97-13-084

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

(Economic Services Administration)

(Public Assistance)

[Filed June 18, 1997, 10:39 a.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 388-265 WAC, Payment of grants, protective payees.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.04.057.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To adopt the provision of grant payments and requirements for protective payees in the new state work first temporary assistance to needy families law.

Process for Developing New Rule: Anyone interested in participating in the development of these rules is encouraged to contact Kay Hanvey at the address below. Draft rules will be sent for review to the field staff, and any interested person upon request. The Department of Social and Health Services will take all comments into consideration before adopting final rules.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Kay Hanvey, Program Manager, Adult and Program Support Services, Division of Assistance Programs, P.O. Box 45470, Olympia, WA 98504-5470, phone (360) 413-3100, FAX (360) 413-3495.

June 18, 1997

Merry A. Kogut, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office