WSR 06-19-063

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL


[ Filed September 19, 2006, 8:11 a.m. , effective October 20, 2006 ]


Effective Date of Rule: October 20, 2006.

Purpose: The purpose of these rules is to line up the definitions of "child" and "parent" with the definitions found in chapter 49.78 RCW.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 357-01-072 and 357-01-227.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-16-099 on August 1, 2006.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: September 18, 2006.

Eva N. Santos

Director


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-12-093, filed 5/27/05, effective 7/1/05)

WAC 357-01-072   Child.   A biological, adopted, or foster child, or a stepchild((.)), a legal ward, or a child of a person standing in loco parentis, who is:

(1) under eighteen years of age; or

(2) eighteen years of age or older and incapable of self-care because of a mental or physical disability.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 05-12-093, 357-01-072, filed 5/27/05, effective 7/1/05.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-12-093, filed 5/27/05, effective 7/1/05)

WAC 357-01-227   Parent.   A biological or adoptive parent of an employee or an individual who stood in loco parentis to an employee when the employee was a child. A person who had day-to-day responsibilities to care for and financially support the employee when he or she was a child is considered to have stood in loco parentis to the employee.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 05-12-093, 357-01-227, filed 5/27/05, effective 7/1/05.]

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