WSR 03-17-066

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Economic Services Administration)

[ Filed August 18, 2003, 4:34 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: August 18, 2003.

Purpose: Correction of a typographical error by changing the reference listed in WAC 388-408-0005(2) from WAC 388-480-0010 to WAC 388-408-0010.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-408-0005.

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

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 03-13-090 on June 16, 2003.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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

August 18, 2003

Brian H. Lindgren, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

3247.1
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 01-03-121, filed 1/22/01, effective 3/1/01)

WAC 388-408-0005   What is a cash assistance unit?   (1) For all sections of this chapter:

(a) "We" means the department of social and health services.

(b) "You" means a person that is applying for or getting benefits from the department.

(c) "Assistance unit" or "AU" is the group of people who live together and whose income or resources we count to decide your eligibility for benefits and the amount of benefits you get.

(2) For GA-U, we decide who is in the AU under WAC ((388-480-0010)) 388-408-0010.

(3) For TANF or SFA, we decide who is in the AU by taking the following steps:

(a) We start with who must be in the AU under WAC 388-408-0015;

(b) We add those you choose to have in the AU under WAC 388-408-0025; and

(c) We remove those who are not allowed in the AU under WAC 388-408-0020.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.057, 2000 2nd sp.s. c 1. 01-03-121, 388-408-0005, filed 1/22/01, effective 3/1/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. 98-16-044, 388-408-0005, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.]

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