WSR 08-16-121

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed August 5, 2008, 4:05 p.m. , effective September 5, 2008 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: 2SSB 5467, as amended by the house (chapter 283, Laws of 2007), directs the department to create the individual and family services program for persons with developmental disabilities. These proposed rules combine the previous three family support programs into one comprehensive program and include the algorithm to determine the individual and family service levels and award amount. When effective, these rules replace the emergency rules filed as WSR 08-14-014 and 08-15-115. See Reviser's note below.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.040.

Other Authority: 2SSB 5467 (chapter 283, Laws of 2007).

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 08-11-095 on May 20, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 107, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 107, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: July 30, 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 08-18 issue of the Register.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office