WSR 12-01-002

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Economic Services Administration)

[ Filed December 7, 2011, 12:12 p.m. , effective January 7, 2012 ]


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

Purpose: The division of child support (DCS) is adopting new and amended sections in chapter 388-14A WAC in order to implement E2SHB 1267 (chapter 283, Laws of 2011) effective date July 22, 2011.

NOTE: DCS adopted emergency rules in order to implement the bill as of its effective date. The first set of emergency rules was filed under WSR 11-16-007 (effective July 22, 2011) and will expire November 18, 2011; the second set of emergency rules was filed under WSR 11-23-075 (effective November 15, 2011) and will maintain the status quo until the permanent rules are final.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-14A-1020, 388-14A-3100, 388-14A-3102, and 388-14A-3115.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: E2SHB 1267 (chapter 283, Laws of 2011) effective date July 22, 2011, RCW 34.05.220, 43.20A.550, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, 74.20A.055, 74.20A.056, 74.20A.310.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 11-20-099 on October 5, 2011.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 4, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 4, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: December 5, 2011.

Katherine I. Vasquez

Rules Coordinator

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 12-02 issue of the Register.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office