WSR 00-23-107

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Health and Rehabilitative Services Administration)

[ Filed November 21, 2000, 3:50 p.m. , effective January 1, 2001 ]

Date of Adoption: November 21, 2000.

Purpose: Chapter 388-805 WAC, Certification requirements for chemical dependency service providers, establishes the level of quality and patient care standards for chemical dependency service providers seeking certification by DSHS/DASA.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing chapter 440-22 WAC and WAC 440-44-020.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 70.96A.090.

Other Authority: Chapter 70.96A RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 00-13-073 on June 19, 2000.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: The department modified the definition of treatment alternatives to street crimes (TASC) services and the definition for chemical dependency counseling.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 77, Amended 0, Repealed 84.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 77, Amended 0, Repealed 84.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 77, Amended 0, Repealed 84. Effective Date of Rule: January 1, 2001.

November 21, 2000

Marie Myerchin-Redifer, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Reviser's note: The material contained in this filing exceeded the page-count limitations of WAC 1-21-040 for appearance in this issue of the Register. It will appear in the 01-01 issue of the Register.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office