WSR 10-03-065

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed January 15, 2010, 2:57 p.m. , effective February 15, 2010 ]


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

Purpose: The department is amending existing sections and adding new sections to chapter 388-101 WAC, Certified community residential services and supports. The purpose of amending and adding to these rules is to make editorial and clarifying changes and to make the rules consistent with current law and standards. The anticipated effects are to make the rules clearer, easier to read, understand and apply.

The department is proposing new sections WAC 388-101-3165 Access to certification evaluation report and plan of correction, 388-101-3205 Liability insurance required, 388-101-3206 Liability insurance required -- Commercial general liability insurance or business liability insurance coverage, 388-101-3207 Liability insurance required -- Professional liability insurance coverage, 388-101-3372 Medical devices, 388-101-4269 Individual defined, 388-101-4350 Notice -- Service complete, and 388-101-4360 Notice -- Proof of service.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-101-3060, 388-101-3080, 388-101-3090, 388-101-3250, 388-101-3520, 388-101-4010, 388-101-4170, 388-101-4270, 388-101-4280, 388-101-4290, 388-101-4300, 388-101-4310, 388-101-4320, 388-101-4330, and 388-101-4340.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 71A.12.080.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 09-21-094 on October 20, 2009.

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

A final cost-benefit analysis is available by contacting John Gaskell, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504-5600, phone (360) 725-3210, fax (360) 438-7903, e-mail gaskejw@dshs.wa.gov.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 8, Amended 15, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 8, Amended 15, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: January 14, 2010.

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