WSR 08-16-123

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed August 5, 2008, 4:09 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-08-034.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 388-831 WAC, Community protection program. 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: 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

5:00 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 johnsjl4@dshs.wa.gov.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The division of developmental disabilities (DDD) is creating a new chapter 388-831 WAC, Community protection program, to implement chapter 303, Laws of 2006 (ESSB 6630).

Reasons Supporting Proposal: This chapter codifies the rules relating to the administration of the community protection program as directed by the legislature.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 71A.12.030, ESSB 6630, Laws of 2006.

Statute Being Implemented: Title 71A RCW.

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: Steve Brink, 640 Woodland Square Loop S.E., Lacey, WA 98503-1045, P.O. Box 45310, Olympia, WA 98507-5310, e-mail brinksc@dshs.wa.gov, (360) 725-3416, fax (360) 404-0955; Implementation: Shirley Everard, 640 Woodland Square Loop S.E., Lacey, WA 98503-1045, P.O. Box 45310, Olympia, WA 98507-5310, e-mail EveraSH@dshs.wa.gov, (360) 725-3444, fax (360) 404-0955; and Enforcement: Doug Washburn, 640 Woodland Square Loop S.E., Lacey, WA 98503-1045, P.O. Box 45310, Olympia, WA 98507-5310, e-mail washbdc@dshs.wa.gov, (360) 725-3452, fax (360) 404-0955.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The DDD has analyzed the rules and determined that they do not affect small businesses and nonprofits.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. These rules are exempt from a cost-benefit analysis pursuant to RCW 34.05.[328] (5)(b)(iii) and (vii) as they adopt Washington state statutes and relate to client medical or financial eligibility.

August 1, 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 08-17 issue of the Register.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office