WSR 04-07-058

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed March 11, 2004, 4:29 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: March 11, 2004.

Purpose: Repealing WAC 388-71-0531 How many hours can my individual provider, agency provider, or personal aide work if I am receiving COPES, Medicaid Personal Care, or Chore services? A CR-101 Preproposal statement of inquiry, is also being filed.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 388-71-0531.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: ESHB 2933.

Other Authority: RCW 74.08.090.

Under RCW 34.05.350 the agency for good cause finds that state or federal law or federal rule or a federal deadline for state receipt of federal funds requires immediate adoption of a rule.

Reasons for this Finding: ESHB 2933 has been signed by the governor and takes effect immediately. ESHB 2933 states that: "No agency or department of the state, other than the authority, may establish policies or rules governing the wages or hours of individual providers." "Authority" refers to the Home Care Quality Authority.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 1.
Effective Date of Rule: Immediately.

March 11, 2004

Brian H. Lindgren, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

3384.1
REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 388-71-0531 How many hours can my individual provider, agency provider, or personal aide work if I am receiving COPES, Medicaid Personal Care, or Chore services?

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