PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
LABOR AND INDUSTRIES
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 296-30 WAC, Rules for the administration of the crime victims compensation program.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 7.68.030.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This will update four rules under chapter 296-30 WAC and will add one rule to be consistent with SSB 5691 (chapter 346, Laws of 2011). The updates include removal of references to Title 51 RCW, addition or clarification of some definitions, an explanation of new medical cap, fee schedule changes, and fee schedule change notification methods.
Process for Developing New Rule: Interested parties may contact the individual listed below. The public may also participate by commenting after amendments are proposed by providing written comments and/or testimony during the public hearing and comment process. A public hearing will be held after the proposal is filed.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Cletus Nnanabu, Department of Labor and Industries, Crime Victims Compensation Program, phone (360) 902-5340, fax (360) 902-5333, Cletus.Nnanabu@lni.wa.gov, P.O. Box 44520, Olympia, WA 98504-4520.
June 21, 2011