PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Developmental Disabilities Administration)
[Filed July 25, 2018, 1:40 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is planning to amend sections within chapter 388-825 WAC; and other related rules as may be required.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Title 71A
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The developmental disabilities administration (DDA) is planning to amend rules in chapter 388-825 WAC in order to align with amendments being made to chapters 388-71 and 388-113 WAC. During the course of this review, DDA may identify additional changes that are necessary to improve clarity and update policy. These planned amendments are necessary to clarify WAC language across programs and help preserve the health and safety of clients.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: DDA and the aging and long-term support administration will collaborate to complete rule making on the related rules identified above.
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, DDA, P.O. Box 45310, Olympia, WA 98504-5310, phone 360-407-1589, fax 360-407-0955, TTY 1-800-833-6388, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 24, 2018
Katherine I. Vasquez