PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Developmental Disabilities Administration)
[Filed February 1, 2019, 8:40 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is considering amending WAC 388-823-0770, 388-823-1010, 388-823-1015, and other related rules as may be required.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is considering amending these rules to update policy regarding evidence of a developmental delay, to clarify when the developmental disabilities administration (DDA) reviews client eligibility, and to update outdated terminology.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
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 Chantelle.Diaz@dshs.wa.gov.
January 31, 2019
Katherine I. Vasquez