WSR 10-16-084

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed July 30, 2010, 11:24 a.m. , effective January 1, 2011 ]


Effective Date of Rule: January 1, 2011.

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 implement chapters 74.39A and 18.88B RCW as codified from Initiative Measure No. 1029 and E2SHB 2284, chapter 361, Laws of 2007.

The department is proposing new sections WAC 388-101-3245 Background check -- General, 388-101-3253 National fingerprint background checks -- Required, 388-101-3255 Background checks -- Provisional hire -- Pending results, 388-101-3258 Training requirements for staff hired before January 1, 2011, and 388-101-3302 Certified community residential services and supports -- General training requirements.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-101-3000, 388-101-3050, 388-101-3220, and 388-101-3250.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 71A.12.080, chapter 74.39A RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 10-10-079 on May 3, 2010.

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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 5, Amended 4, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 5, Amended 4, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: July 29, 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 10-17 issue of the Register.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office