SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Purpose: Adopting new chapter 388-147 WAC, Licensing requirements for pregnant and parenting teen programs and facilities is a set of new rules providing appropriate minimum licensing requirements for independent living facilities where teen families live in apartment-like settings. The WAC requirements appropriately fit this type of independent-living group residential care, while providing safe comfortable housing, basic case management services, and independent-living skills development.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.15.030.
Other Authority: Chapter 74.15 RCW.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 04-18-045 on August 26, 2004.
A final cost-benefit analysis is available by contacting Jean L. Croisant, P.O. Box 45710, Olympia, WA 98504-5710, phone (360) 902-7992, fax (360) 902-7903, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. No changes were made. The preliminary cost-benefit analysis will be final.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 72, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 72, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: December 8, 2004.
Brian H. Lindgren, 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 05-02 issue of the Register.