WSR 10-24-070

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Economic Services Administration)

[ Filed November 30, 2010, 10:05 a.m. , effective January 1, 2011 ]


Effective Date of Rule: January 1, 2011.

Purpose: The community services division is amending WAC 388-478-0030 to decrease the grant payment standards to disability lifeline (DL) and ADATSA recipients.

This amendment is necessary to contain costs and maintain the DL program within budget appropriations plus an

additional 6.3 percent across-the-board reduction imposed by the governor['s] executive order dated September 2010.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-478-0030.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.08.090, 74.04.005, and 74.04.770.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 10-21-115 on October 20, 2010.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: The ratable reduction was changed from over twenty-four percent to 21.405 percent due to a recalculation of the ratable reduction needed to stay with [within] appropriated funds and comply with the 6.3 percent across the board reductions.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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: November 29, 2010.

Katherine I. Vasquez

Rules Coordinator

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-16-044, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98)

WAC 388-478-0030   Payment standards for ((GA-U)) disability lifeline and ADATSA.   (1) The payment standards for ((general assistance-unemployable (GA-U))) disability lifeline (DL) and alcohol and drug addiction treatment and support act (ADATSA) program assistance units with obligations to pay shelter costs are:


Assistance Unit Size Payment Standard
1 $((339)) 266
2 ((428)) 336

(2) The payment standards for ((GA-U)) DL and ADATSA assistance units with shelter provided at no cost are:


Assistance Unit Size Payment Standard
1 $((206)) 162
2 ((261)) 206

[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. 98-16-044, 388-478-0030, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.]

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