WSR 15-11-072
(Developmental Disabilities Administration)
[Filed May 19, 2015, 11:12 a.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 14-18-086.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 388-829 WAC, Community residential service business training requirements.
Hearing Location(s): Office Building 2, DSHS Headquarters, 1115 Washington, Olympia, WA 98504 (public parking at 11th and Jefferson. A map is available at, on July 7, 2015, at 10:00 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: Not earlier than July 8, 2015.
Submit Written Comments to: DSHS Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 45850, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail, fax (360) 664-6185, by 5:00 p.m., July 7, 2015.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Jeff Kildahl, DSHS rules consultant, by June 23, 2015, phone (360) 664-6092 or TTY (360) 664-6178, e-mail
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: This new chapter of WAC is proposed to adopt rules as required per chapter 74.39A RCW related to training for supported living businesses and their staff in a separate chapter of developmental disabilities administration (DDA) rules. These new rules will help reduce confusion between the various requirements for supported living businesses and their staff, and those related to residential long term care contained in chapter 388-112 WAC.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: See Purpose above.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120.
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 74.39A.074, 74.39A.341, 74.39A.351, 18.88B.041.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Department of social and health services, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation, and Enforcement: Jan Sprow, DDA, P.O. Box 45310, Olympia 98504-5310, (360) 725-3432.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The department has analyzed the proposed rules and determined that they do not impose more than minor costs on affected small businesses or small nonprofit organizations.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. The proposed rule is not a significant rule, as defined in RCW 34.05.328 (5)(b)(iii), rules adopting or incorporating Washington state statutes by reference without material change.
May 15, 2015
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 15-12 issue of the Register.