SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Management Services Administration)
Date of Adoption: February 26, 1999.
Purpose: Management Services Administration (MSA) is repealing WAC 388-320-350 through 388-320-370, dealing with requests to DSHS for declaratory petitions and orders. Agencies issue declaratory orders in response to a petition for a declaratory order, a request to an agency to determine questions of rights. These DSHS WACs duplicate WAC 10-08-250 through 10-08-252. These rules are the "model rules," which agencies follow if and when they do not adopt their own. MSA is adopting a new rule, WAC 388-320-375, which references the model rules and provides an address for filing petitions with DSHS.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 388-320-350, 388-320-360, and 388-320-370.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.08.090, 34.05.220, 34.05.240, 34.05.250.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-03-076 on January 19, 1999.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 3.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 3.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 3. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
February 26, 1999
Marie Myerchin-Redifer, Manager
Rules and Policies Assistance Unit2529.3
(1) First, read the information on declaratory orders in RCW 34.05.240 and WAC 10-08-250, 10-08-251, and 10-08-252.
(2) Next, file your petition with the Rules and Policies Assistance Unit; DSHS; P.O. Box 45850; Olympia, WA 98504-5850.
The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
|WAC 388-320-350||Declaratory orders--Forms, content, and filing.|
|WAC 388-320-360||Declaratory orders--Procedural rights of persons in relation to petition.|
|WAC 388-320-370||Declaratory orders--Disposition of petition.|