WSR 05-13-029

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Economic Services Administration)

[ Filed June 3, 2005, 4:14 p.m. , effective July 4, 2005 ]


Purpose: To adopt new WAC 388-450A-0010 Can my subsidized income be garnished?, in order to prevent TANF (temporary assistance to needy families) subsidized wages from being garnished per RCW 74.04.280 and to encourage participation by TANF parents in working TANF subsidized jobs.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.08.090.

Other Authority: RCW 74.04.280.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-07-133 on March 22, 2005.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: June 1, 2005.

Andy Fernando, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

3532.1
NEW SECTION
WAC 388-450A-0010   Can my subsidized income be garnished?   (1) Your subsidized income cannot be garnished. Subsidized income is income that is partly or entirely paid from temporary assistance for needy families (TANF) funds. Examples of subsidized income are community jobs and WorkFirst work study.

(2) For how your subsidized income affects your benefits, see WAC 388-450-0035 or 388-450-0050.

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