WSR 05-22-077

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Economic Services Administration)

[ Filed October 31, 2005, 4:38 p.m. , effective December 1, 2005 ]


Purpose: The department is amending WAC 388-478-0015 Need standards for cash assistance, in order to revise basic need standards for cash assistance.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-478-0015.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.04.770, and 74.08.090.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-19-058 on September 16, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: October 26, 2005.

Andy Fernando, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

3600.1
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-01-074, filed 12/9/04, effective 1/9/05)

WAC 388-478-0015   Need standards for cash assistance.   The need standards for cash assistance units are:

(1) For assistance units with obligation to pay shelter costs:


Assistance Unit Size Need Standard
1 $ ((1,021)) 989
2 ((1,293)) 1,251
3 ((1,596)) 1,545
4 ((1,883)) 1,823
5 ((2,170)) 2,101
6 ((2,458)) 2,379
7 ((2,841)) 2,749
8 ((3,144)) 3,043
9 ((3,447)) 3,336
10 or more ((3,750)) 3,360

(2) For assistance units with shelter provided at no cost:


Assistance Unit Size Need Standard
1 $ ((530)) 528
2 ((671)) 668
3 ((828)) 825
4 ((977)) 973
5 ((1,126)) 1,122
6 ((1,275)) 1,270
7 ((1,474)) 1,468
8 ((1,631)) 1,625
9 ((1,788)) 1,782
10 or more ((1,946)) 1,939

[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.08.090 and 74.04.770. 05-01-074, 388-478-0015, filed 12/9/04, effective 1/9/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.770, 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057. 03-24-059, 388-478-0015, filed 12/1/03, effective 1/1/04; 03-23-116, 388-478-0015, filed 11/18/03, effective 12/19/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.04.510, and 74.04.770. 02-23-029, 388-478-0015, filed 11/12/02, effective 12/1/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, and 74.04.200. 01-11-108, 388-478-0015, filed 5/21/01, effective 7/1/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.200. 99-04-056, 388-478-0015, filed 1/29/99, effective 3/1/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. 98-16-044, 388-478-0015, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.]