WSR 99-09-053

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Economic Services Administration)

[ Filed April 19, 1999, 1:49 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: April 19, 1999.

Purpose: Adds WAC 388-470-0012 which requires the department to include the countable resources of ineligible or disqualified financially responsible persons toward the assistance units cash eligibility determination.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, and 74.08.090.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-06-099 on March 3, 1999.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

April 19, 1999

Marie Myerchin-Redifer, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

2540.2
NEW SECTION
WAC 388-470-0012
How do the resources of an ineligible or disqualified person effect eligibility for cash assistance?

(1) As used in this section; ineligible, disqualified and financially responsible persons are defined in WAC 388-450-0100.

(2) When determining the cash eligibility of an assistance unit, the department includes the countable resources of a financially responsible person who lives in the home even when the person is ineligible or disqualified from receiving cash assistance.

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