WSR 02-15-119

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Office of the Secretary)

[ Filed July 18, 2002, 4:40 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: July 17, 2002.

Purpose: Adopting new WAC 388-01-015 Does any provision of this title create a right or cause of action, or compel DSHS to establish a program or entitlement? DSHS is adopting this new rule to clarify the department's responsibilities where rules may be silent as to whether the rules created or implied a right of action or compelled the department to create a program or entitlement.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 42.17.250 and 43.17.060.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 02-03-119 on January 22, 2002.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

July 17, 2002

Brian H. Lindgren, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

3032.1
NEW SECTION
WAC 388-01-015   Does any provision in this title create a right or cause of action, or compel DSHS to establish a program or entitlement?   No provision in Title 388 WAC creates or is intended to create any right or cause of action, or adds to or intends to add to any existing right or cause of action, nor may anything in Title 388 WAC be relied upon to compel the establishment of any program or special entitlement.

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