WSR 05-17-158

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed August 22, 2005, 4:25 p.m. , effective September 22, 2005 ]


Purpose: The purpose of the rule is to correct name and address changes, correct outdated rule and statute references, consolidate all definitions into one section and repeal obsolete sections. It also amends the currently adopted rule to be consistent with chapter 70.128 RCW and recent amendments to this statute (HB 2444, chapter 223, Laws of 2002; and SB 5733, chapter 140, Laws of 2004) and other rules, and consolidates information for ease of reading.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 388-76-59020, 388-76-64005, 388-76-9970, 388-76-9972, 388-76-9974, 388-76-9976, 388-76-9978 and 388-76-9990; and amending WAC 388-76-540, 388-76-560, 388-76-575, 388-76-585, 388-76-595, 388-76-655, 388-76-685, and 388-76-715.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 70.128.040.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-13-126 on June 20, 2005.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: Deleted a repealed WAC reference in WAC 388-76-540 Definitions, under the definition of "Personal care services."

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 8, Repealed 8.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 8, Repealed 8.

Date Adopted: August 18, 2005.

Andy Fernando, 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 05-18 issue of the Register.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office