WSR 05-01-075

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Children's Administration)

[ Filed December 9, 2004, 4:03 p.m. , effective January 9, 2005 ]


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 loje300@dshs.wa.gov. 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 72, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 72, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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.

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Washington State Code Reviser's Office