SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: SSB 6384 directed the department to ensure that persons with developmental disabilities be given the opportunity to transition to a community access program after enrollment in an employment program. Therefore, the department is amending sections in chapter 388-845 WAC as necessary. In addition, these clarify current definitions in rule to promote consistent expectations for reporting and tracking of employment and community access services and rules regarding the CIIBS program are amended to address the requirement to access medicaid services first.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-845-0001, 388-845-0041, 388-845-0120, 388-845-0506, 388-845-0600, 388-845-0610, 388-845-1210, 388-845-1850, 388-845-2005, and 388-845-2170.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520.
Other Authority: SSB 6384.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 11-23-155 on November 22, 2011, and WSR 12-09-072 on May 22 [April 17], 2012.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 4, Amended 10, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 4, Amended 10, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: July 30, 2012.
Katherine I. Vasquez