PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
(Public Employees' Benefits Board)
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-12-115 Eligible employees.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.160.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The health care authority will be amending WAC 182-12-115 to address summer coverage for part-time academic employees. Technical corrections and clarifications to the rule may also be considered.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Stakeholder mailing and public hearing.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Barbara Scott, Health Care Authority, 676 Woodland Square Loop S.E., P.O. Box 42684, Olympia, WA 98504-2684, phone (360) 923-2642, fax (360) 923-2602.
January 4, 2006
Assistant Rules Coordinator