SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Health and Recovery Services Administration)
(Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse)
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 07-24-004.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: The department is amending certification requirements for chemical dependency service providers. See reviser's note below.
Hearing Location(s): Blake Office Park East, Rose Room, 4500 10th Avenue S.E., Lacey, WA 98503 (one block north of the intersection of Pacific Avenue S.E. and Alhadeff Lane. A map or directions are available at http://www1.dshs.wa.gov/msa/rpau/docket.html or by calling (360) 664-6094), on September 23, 2008, at 10:00 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: Not sooner than September 24, 2008.
Submit Written Comments to: DSHS Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 45850, Olympia, WA 98504-5850, delivery 4500 10th Avenue S.E., Lacey, WA 98503, e-mail DSHSRPAURulesCoordinator@dshs.wa.gov, fax (360) 664-6185, by
5 p.m. on September 23, 2008.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Jennisha Johnson, DSHS rules consultant, by September 16, 2008, TTY (360) 664-6178 or (360) 664-6094 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The department is:
|•||Amending the sections that refer to definitions, certified services, opiate treatment program certification, maintaining agency certification, agency clinical manual, outpatient services, opiate substitution medical management, and DUI assessment providers;|
|•||Eliminating WAC 388-805-815 DUI assessment services requirements;|
|•||Adding WAC 388-805-850 Screening and brief intervention services; and|
|•||Adding new language as appropriate.|
Reasons Supporting Proposal: See Reviser's note below.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 70.96A.090 and 42 C.F.R. Part 8.
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 70.96A.090 and 42 C.F.R. Part 8.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Department of social and health services, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting and Implementation: Deb Cummins, Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse, P.O. Box 45330, Olympia, WA 98504-5330, (360) 725-3716, 1-877-301-4557 toll free; and Enforcement: Dennis Malmer, Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse, P.O. Box 45330, Olympia, WA 98504-5330, (360) 725-3747, 1-877-301-4557 toll free.
A small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW.
A copy of the statement may be obtained by contacting Deb Cummins, Certification Policy Manager, P.O. Box 45330, Olympia, WA 98504-5330, phone (360) 725-3716, fax (360) 438-8057, e-mail email@example.com.
A cost-benefit analysis is required under RCW 34.05.328. A preliminary cost-benefit analysis may be obtained by contacting Deb Cummins, Certification Policy Manager, P.O. Box 45330, Olympia, WA 98504-5330, phone (360) 725-3716, fax (360) 438-8057, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 15, 2008
Stephanie E. Schiller
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 08-17 issue of the Register.