WSR 09-21-075

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed October 16, 2009, 1:00 p.m. , effective November 16, 2009 ]


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

Purpose: Recently enacted 2SHB 1935 increased the application processing and yearly license fees for adult family home applicants and providers. The new fees had to be implemented by July 26, 2009. The impact of the proposed rule is to make the rule clearer, easier to read, understand, and apply.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-76-10025 and 388-76-10070.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 70.128.040.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 09-18-118 on September 2, 2009.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 1, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: October 12, 2009.

Stephanie E. Vaughn

Rules Coordinator

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 07-21-080, filed 10/16/07, effective 1/1/08)

WAC 388-76-10025   License annual fee.   (1) The adult family home must pay an annual license fee ((is fifty dollars per adult family home per year)) as required in chapter 70.128 RCW.

(2) The home must send the annual license fee to the department upon receipt of notice of fee due.

(((3) If the department does not renew the license, the annual license fee is refundable.))

[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040 and chapters 70.128 and 74.34 RCW. 07-21-080, 388-76-10025, filed 10/16/07, effective 1/1/08.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 07-21-080, filed 10/16/07, effective 1/1/08)

WAC 388-76-10070   Application -- Fees required.   (1) The applicant must ((send a one hundred dollar fee with the application form:

(a) Fifty dollars of this fee is the application processing fee; and

(b) Fifty dollars is the annual license fee)) pay all processing and license fees established by chapter 70.128 RCW.

(2) The applicant must submit the required fees with the application form.

(3) The processing fee will be returned as required by chapter 70.128 RCW.

(4) The ((fifty dollar annual)) license fee will be returned to the applicant ((by the department)) if the application is withdrawn, voided or the license is denied.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040 and chapters 70.128 and 74.34 RCW. 07-21-080, 388-76-10070, filed 10/16/07, effective 1/1/08.]


NEW SECTION
WAC 388-76-10073   Application--Processing fees required.   The processing fee, required in chapter 70.128 RCW, applies to any application submitted to the department, including but not limited to an application for licensure, change of ownership, or a change of location.

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