WSR 97-24-106

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

(Children's Administration)

[Filed December 3, 1997, 10:52 a.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 388-15-030 and any other related sections. Repeal of generic rule on rights of applicants for services.

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

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The generic, nonprogram specific rule outlines individuals' rights to apply for services, to receive adequate notice, and to request fair hearings.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Each specific program contains its own requirements for individual applicant rights, adequate notice, and fair hearing procedures, as they are applicable. This rule is redundant.

Process for Developing New Rule: Those persons wishing to comment may contact the person referenced below.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Jennifer Strus, Director of Program and Policy, Children's Administration, phone (360) 902-7911, TDD (360) 902-7906, FAX (360) 902-7903, e-mail JEST300@dshs.wa.gov.

December 3, 1997

Merry A. Kogut, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office