PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Long-Term Support Administration)
[Filed November 13, 2020, 11:50 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is considering amending WAC 388-101-3020 Compliance, and other related rules as may be required.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The rule making is necessary to incorporate 2SHB 1651 (chapter 271, Laws of 2020) into rules. This passed legislation requires the department to adopt rules as necessary to provide oversight and enforcement of provider practices related to developmental disabilities administration client rights for providers licensed or certified by the department.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: No other federal or state agencies regulate this subject.
Process for Developing New Rule: The department will use a collaborative rule-making process and notify stakeholders of the opportunity to participate in development, review, and comment on the amended draft rule prior to proposing the amendment for adoption.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Antonietta Lettieri-Parkin, Policy Program Manager, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504-5600, phone 509-363-3549, fax 360-725-3224, email Antonietta.firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 13, 2020
Katherine I. Vasquez