WSR 10-02-021

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed December 29, 2009, 12:56 p.m. , effective January 29, 2010 ]


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

Purpose: The purpose of amending these rules is to consider making editorial and clarifying changes, and to make it consistent with current laws and standards. Remove incorrect statutory authority reference 42 C.F.R. 489.52 in the footnote in all sections of chapter 388-97 WAC. The anticipated effects are to make the rule clearer, easier to read, understand and apply.

The department is proposing new sections WAC 388-97-0725 Notice to others of preliminary findings, 388-97-4166 Liability insurance required, 388-97-4167 Liability insurance required -- Commercial general liability insurance or businesses liability insurance coverage, 388-97-4168 Liability insurance required -- Professional liability insurance coverage, 388-97-4425 Notice -- Service complete, and 388-97-4430 Notice -- Proof of service.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 388-97-1420 and 388-97-3820; and amending WAC 388-97-0001, 388-97-0100, 388-97-0280, 388-97-0580, 388-97-0720, 388-97-1400, 388-97-1440, 388-97-1460, 388-97-1480, 388-97-1500, 388-97-1520, 388-97-1540, 388-97-1560, 388-97-1580, 388-97-1600, 388-97-1800, 388-97-1820, 388-97-1900, 388-97-2060, 388-97-2280, 388-97-4200, 388-97-4220, 388-97-4320, 388-97-4340, and 388-97-4440.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapters 18.51 and 74.42 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 09-20-062 on October 2, 2009.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: See Reviser's note below.

A final cost-benefit analysis is available by contacting Lisa N.H. Yanagida, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504-5600, phone (360) 725-2589, fax (360) 438-7903, e-mail yanagln2@dshs.wa.gov. See Reviser's note below.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 6, Amended 25, Repealed 2.

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 6, Amended 25, Repealed 2.

Date Adopted: December 29, 2009.

Susan N. Dreyfus

Secretary

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 10-04 issue of the Register.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office