WSR 08-08-111

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Economic Services Administration)

[ Filed April 2, 2008, 8:57 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: The community services division is proposing to amend WAC 388-472-0005 What are my rights and responsibilities?

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.04.510, and 74.08.090.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is proposing to amend WAC 388-472-0005 What are my rights and responsibilities? The proposed amendments will revise the reporting requirements, currently listed under subsection (2)(c). The amendments will bring the policy in line with the requirements for change of circumstances which are outlined in WAC 388-418-0005 and 388-418-0007.

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 take part in developing the rules. Anyone interested should contact the staff person identified below. At a later date, DSHS will file a proposal with the office of the code reviser with a notice of proposed rule making. A copy of the proposal will be sent to everyone on the mailing list and to anyone who requests a copy.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Ian Horlor, Program Manager, Community Services Division, P.O. Box 45470, Olympia, WA 98504-5470, phone (360) 725-4634, fax (360) 725-4905, e-mail Horloit@DSHS.WA.GOV.

March 31, 2008

Stephanie E. Schiller

Rule[s] Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office