SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Economic Services Administration)
Date of Adoption: October 18, 2000.
Purpose: WAC 388-444-0020 When must clients register for work but are not required to participate in the food stamp employment and training program (FS E&T), was rewritten to simplify the language.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-444-0020.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.04.510 and 74.04.050.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 00-17-102 on August 16, 2000.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
October 18, 2000
Edith M. Rice, Chief
Office of Legal Affairs2817.2
clients)) You, as a client must register for work (( but)), as
provided in WAC 388-444-0005, even though you are exempt from
participation in the FS E&T program if you are:
Participants)) Participating in a refugee assistance
Clients)) Living in an area where the FS E&T program
is not provided (exempt area), see Food Stamp E&T Appendix 1 for
Clients who live)) Living one hour or more travel
distance from available FS E&T services;
Clients who do not have)) Without a mailing address or
Clients who have a temporary incapacity)) Temporarily
unable to work and it is expected to last longer than sixty days
(( or more)); or
Clients)) A client who (( have)) has dependent care
needs that exceed the maximum amount payable by the department.
The exemption continues until:
(a) A different work activity is available; or
(b) Circumstances change and monthly dependent care costs no longer exceed the reimbursement limit set by the department.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. 98-16-044, § 388-444-0020, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.]