WSR 17-21-101
(Developmental Disabilities Administration)
[Filed October 18, 2017, 9:39 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is proposing to amend chapter 388-826 WAC, Voluntary placement program, and other related rules as may be required.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is amending chapter 388-826 WAC to clarify room and board requirements for children in the voluntary placement program, update program requirements, clarify language, and incorporate information about residential habilitation services.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Aging and long-term support administration.
Process for Developing New Rule: The department of social and health services (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 Chantelle Diaz, Developmental Disabilities Administration, P.O. Box 45310, Olympia, WA 98504-5310, phone 360-407-1589, fax 360-407-0955, TTY 1-800-833-6388, email
October 17, 2017
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator