WSR 08-20-098

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Economic Services Administration)

[ Filed September 30, 2008, 6:33 a.m. , effective November 1, 2008 ]


Effective Date of Rule: November 1, 2008.

Purpose: The current rule describes the length of time we certify a WASHCAP recipient as twenty-four months. The amendments under this filing extend the certification period to thirty-six months per an approved waiver from food and nutrition service (FNS).

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-492-0090.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.08.090.

Other Authority: FNS waiver.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 08-17-110 on August 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: September 29, 2008.

Stephanie E. Schiller

Rules Coordinator

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 04-23-026, filed 11/8/04, effective 12/9/04)

WAC 388-492-0090   How often do my WASHCAP food benefits need to be reviewed?   (1) Your eligibility for WASHCAP food benefits must be reviewed at least every ((twenty-four)) thirty-six months.

(2) Your certification period is the amount of time your assistance unit is eligible for WASHCAP food benefits.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.04.510, 74.08.090. 04-23-026, 388-492-0090, filed 11/8/04, effective 12/9/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.57 [74.04.057], 74.04.500, 74.04.510. 02-15-148, 388-492-0090, filed 7/22/02, effective 9/1/02; 01-21-058, 388-492-0090, filed 10/16/01, effective 12/1/01.]

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