WSR 99-22-041

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

OFFICE OF THE

FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S OMBUDSMAN

[ Filed October 29, 1999, 10:22 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Rules governing the administrative function of the agency.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.06A.030(6).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To modify and clarify administrative procedures.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Vickie Wallen, Director, The Office of the Family and Children's Ombudsman, 6720 Fort Dent Way, Suite 240, Tukwila, WA 98188, (206) 439-3870; or Charlotte Ennis Clark-Mahoney, Assistant Attorney General, 900 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2000, Seattle, WA 98164-1012, (206) 464-6597.

October 27, 1999

Charlotte E. Clark-Mahoney

Assistant Attorney General

Washington State Code Reviser's Office