WSR 06-23-070

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed November 9, 2006, 3:48 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 388-825-150 When can the department proceed to take action during my appeal?, 388-827-0140 What are my appeal rights if the division of developmental disabilities (DDD) determines that I am not eligible for DDD/state supplementary payment (SSP)?

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

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The purpose of these amendments is to clarify a client's right to an administrative hearing and to move the language in WAC 388-827-0140(2) to WAC 388-825-150.

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 the public to participate 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.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Steve Brink, Program Manager, 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 9, 2006

Andy Fernando, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Washington State Code Reviser's Office