WSR 04-24-046

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed November 29, 2004, 11:29 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 388-825 WAC, Division of developmental disabilities services rules; and chapter 388-850 WAC, County plan for developmental disabilities.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.10.020.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The purpose of these rules is [to] eliminate the direct payment for employment/day program services and return the funding for administering these programs to the counties.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: The department welcomes public participation in the development of these rules. At a later date, the department will publish proposed rules for public comment, and a public hearing will be held before the rules are adopted as permanent. Draft material and information about how to participate may be obtained from the department representative listed below.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Steve Brink, DSHS Division of Developmental Disabilities, P.O. Box 45310, Olympia, WA 98504-5310, phone (360) 725-3416, fax (360) 407-0955, e-mail BRINKSC@DSHS.WA.GOV.

November 29, 2004

Brian H. Lindgren, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office