WSR 04-15-129

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Economic Assistance Administration)

[ Filed July 20, 2004, 3:26 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 388-310-0800 WorkFirst support services.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090, 74.04.050, 74.08A.340.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: With the increase in the cost of gasoline the department will increase the limits for the transportation allotments. This is to help eliminate or reduce the financial burden on clients participating in WorkFirst job search.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: DSHS welcomes the public to take part in developing the rules. Anyone interested should contact the staff person identified below. At a later date, DSHS will file proposed rules with the Office of the Code Reviser with a notice of proposed rule making. A copy of the proposal will be sent to everyone on the mailing list and to anyone who requests a copy.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Ian Horlor, Program Manager, P.O. Box 45480, Olympia, WA 98504-5480, phone (360) 413-3247, fax (360) 413-3495, e-mail Horloit@DSHS.WA.GOV.

July 16, 2004

Brian H. Lindgren, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office