WSR 14-04-129
(Developmental Disabilities Administration)
[Filed February 5, 2014, 9:56 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is revising and updating chapter 388-827 WAC, State supplementary payment program.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 71A.12.030 General authority of secretary—Rule adoption.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is amending chapter 388-827 WAC, State supplementary payment program. The amendments and revisions to the rules throughout the chapter will provide additional information regarding client eligibility criteria, award amounts, update references to other rules that have changed and other necessary program details to provide more consumer accessible rules and to promote a more consistent statewide administration of the department's state supplementary payment program.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The Social Security Administration promulgates rules governing supplemental security income (SSI), Social Security Title II benefits as a disabled adult child (DAC) and state supplementary payment programs which provide the foundation for Washington's state supplementary payment program.
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 Alan McMullen, Developmental Disabilities Administration, P.O. Box 45310, Olympia, WA 98504-5310, phone (360) 725-3524, fax (360) 407-0955, TTY 1-800-833-6388, e-mail
February 5, 2014
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator