WSR 18-13-048
(Aging and Long-Term Support Administration)
[Filed June 12, 2018, 1:22 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is planning to amend WAC 388-101-3170 Group training home, and other related rules as may be required.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 71A.12 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is planning to amend WAC 388-101-3170 in order to meet the statutory requirements of RCW 70.128.030. Facilities approved and certified under chapter 71A.22 RCW, Training centers and homes, are exempt from requirements of chapter 70.128 RCW, Adult family homes.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The developmental disabilities administration and the aging and long-term support administration will collaborate and coordinate rules related to group training homes.
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 Claudia Baetge, Long-Term Care Policy Program Manager, Residential Care Services, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98594-5600 [98504-5600], phone 360-725-2589, fax 360-438-7903, email
June 12, 2018
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator