WSR 08-12-029

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Economic Services Administration)

[ Filed May 29, 2008, 3:42 p.m. , effective July 1, 2008 ]


Effective Date of Rule: July 1, 2008.

Purpose: The DSHS division of child support (DCS) is adopting new sections and/or amendments in chapter 388-14A WAC to implement state legislation which implements the Federal Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, and to clarify DCS procedure and policy around the establishment and enforcement of child support obligations. See Reviser's note below.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: See Reviser's note below.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, and 9, chapter 143, Laws of 2007.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 08-07-045 on March 14, 2008.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 5, Amended 34, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 5, Amended 34, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: May 28, 2008.

Stephanie E. Schiller

Rules Coordinator

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 08-14 issue of the Register.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office