WSR 02-01-132

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Medical Assistance Administration)

[ Filed December 19, 2001, 10:55 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).

Title of Rule: WAC 388-478-0026 Excluded resources for family medical programs.

Purpose: Repeal the above rule. It duplicates WAC 388-470-0026.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.08.090.

Summary: See Purpose above.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Joanie Scotson, MAA, P.O. Box 45534, Olympia, WA 98504-5534, (360) 725-1330.

Name of Proponent: Department of Social and Health Services, governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: Repeal of duplicative rule.

Proposal does not change existing rules.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Repealing this rule has no economic impact on small businesses.

RCW 34.05.328 applies to this rule adoption. Although it meets the definition of a significant rule, RCW 34.05.328 (5)(b)(vii) exempts DSHS client eligibility rules.

Hearing Location: Blake Office Park (behind Goodyear Courtesy Tire), 4500 10th Avenue S.E., Rose Room, Lacey, WA 98503, on January 22, 2002, at 10:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Andy Fernando, DSHS Rules Coordinator, by January 18, 2002, phone (360) 664-6094, TTY (360) 664-6178, e-mail fernaax@dshs.wa.gov.

Submit Written Comments to: Identify WAC Numbers, DSHS Rules Coordinator, Rules and Policies Assistance Unit, P.O. Box 45850, Olympia, WA 98504-5850, fax (360) 664-6185, by 5:00 p.m., January 22, 2002.

Date of Intended Adoption: Not sooner than January 23, 2002.

December 14, 2001

Brian H. Lindgren, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

2965.1
REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 388-478-0026 Excluded resources for family medical programs.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office