WSR 05-13-174

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

(Division of Developmental Disabilities)

[ Filed June 21, 2005, 4:21 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is writing rules in chapter 388-825 WAC governing Division of Developmental Disabilities Services to implement ESSB 6090, Section 205 of the 2005-2007 conference budget.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: ESSB 6090, Section 205 (1)(e) 2005-2007 Conference Budget, RCW 71A.12.030.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: These rules are needed to implement Section 205 (1)(e) in the budget for the implementation of a flexible family support pilot project program for families who are providing care and support for family members with developmental disabilities for fiscal year 2006 and fiscal year 2007.

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 participate in the development of these rules. Contact the person listed below with questions or suggestions, or to be placed on the mailing list to receive further rule-making notices on these rules.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Shirley Everard, Family Support Program Manager, Department of Social and Health Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities, P.O. Box 45310, Olympia, WA 98504-45310 [98504-5310], phone (360) 725-3444, fax (360) 407-0955, e-mail EveraSH@dshs.wa.gov.

June 21, 2005

Andy Fernando, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Washington State Code Reviser's Office