WSR 14-03-117
(Economic Services Administration)
[Filed January 21, 2014, 3:21 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The community services division is proposing to require completion of a new orientation as a condition of eligibility for the temporary assistance for needy families (TANF)/state family assistance (SFA) programs.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090, 74.08.283, 74.04.050, 74.04.057.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is proposing to add completion of a WorkFirst orientation as a condition of eligibility for individuals applying for TANF/SFA who will be required to participate in WorkFirst activities once TANF/SFA is approved.
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 Leslie Kozak, Policy Manager, 712 Pear Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98501, phone (360) 725-4589, fax (360) 725-4904, e-mail
January 21, 2014
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator