WSR 04-15-011

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed July 8, 2004, 2:41 p.m. , effective July 8, 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-102 has been filed as WSR 04-11-085, a public hearing was held on June 22, 2004, and a CR-103 for permanent adoption has been filed as WSR 04-15-001. This emergency rule extension is needed until the permanent rule is effective.

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

Statutory Authority for Adoption: ESHB 2933 (chapter 3, Laws of 2004), RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520.

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 was effective when signed by the governor in March 2004. 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Date Adopted: July 1, 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     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed: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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