WSR 11-09-087

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Economic Services Administration)

[ Filed April 20, 2011, 10:55 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department plans to amend WAC 388-432-0005 and other related rules.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is proposing to change the maximum annual limit for diversion cash assistance (DCA).

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: No other agencies regulate this subject.

Process for Developing New Rule: DSHS welcomes the public to take part in developing the rules. Anyone interested should contact the staff person identified below. At a later date, DSHS will file a proposal with the office of the code reviser with a notice of proposed rule making. A copy of the proposal will be sent to everyone on the mailing list and to anyone who requests a copy.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Kerry Judge-Kemp, Program Manager, Economic Services Administration, Community Services Division, P.O. Box 45470, Olympia, WA 98504-5470, phone (360) 725-4630, fax (360) 725-4905, e-mail judgeka@dshs.wa.gov.

April 19, 2011

Katherine I. Vasquez

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office