WSR 00-05-109

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Economic Services Administration)

[ Filed February 16, 2000, 11:32 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 388-310-0800 and related rules.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 78.08A.340(2), 45 C.F.R. 260.31, RCW 74.08.090 and 74.04.050.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency is further simplifying the support services process, uses, and suggested limits.

Process for Developing New Rule: The public and interested clients are invited to participate in the development of these rule changes. During the development process, the proposed changes will be presented to a variety of individuals and groups for discussion, posted on at least one ESA website, and mailed/e-mailed to all interested parties for review and comment. DSHS will coordinate with all interested agencies and advisory groups during the rule development and adoption process.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Larry Green/Ian Horlor, 1009 College Street S.E., P.O. Box 45480, Lacey, WA 98506-5480, fax (360) 413-3482, e-mail greenlp@dshs.wa.gov/horloit@dshs.wa.gov.

February 15, 2000

Marie Myerchin-Redifer, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Washington State Code Reviser's Office