WSR 10-20-081

PERMANENT RULES

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPARTMENT


[ Filed September 29, 2010, 4:11 p.m. , effective October 30, 2010 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: The rule provides that the department will not refuse to accept a claim, a signed appeal, or a petition properly filed under WAC 192-04-170. An exception is provided that an individual must provide his or her name and Social Security account number before a claim for benefits can be filed.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 50.12.010 and 50.12.040.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 10-17-117 on August 18, 2010.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: September 29, 2010.

Paul Trause

Deputy Commissioner


NEW SECTION
WAC 192-110-001   May the department refuse to accept my claim, appeal or petition?   (1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, no employee or agent of the department may refuse to accept your claim, a signed appeal, or a petition properly filed under WAC 192-04-170 relating to any program administered by this department regardless of the employee or agent's opinion concerning its merits.

(2) You must provide the department with your name and Social Security account number in order to file a claim for benefits.

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