WSR 08-13-070

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed June 16, 2008, 9:36 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is amending chapter 388-827 WAC, State supplementary payment (SSP) program.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 71A.12.030.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The division of developmental disabilities implemented the individual and family services program in July 2007. These amendments will change the payment levels for state supplementary payments to reflect the level of payments for the individual and family services program.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: The department welcomes the public to participate in the development of these rules. At a later date, the department will publish proposed rules for public comment, and a public hearing will be held before the rules are adopted as permanent.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Steve Brink, Program Manager, Division of Developmental Disabilities, P.O. Box 45310, Olympia, WA 98504-5310, phone (360) 725-3416, fax (360) 407-0955, e-mail brinksc@dshs.wa.gov.

June 12, 2008

Stephanie E. Schiller

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office