WSR 13-20-081
(Economic Services Administration)
[Filed September 30, 2013, 8:37 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The community services division is proposing to create a new separate state program which will provide state funded cash assistance to help meet the basic needs for working families. The creation of this program will help the department receive work participation credit for the working parents' employment hours.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090, 74.08.283, 74.04.050, 74.04.057, and ESSB [3ESSB] 5034, section 207.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is proposing a separate state program that would provide state-funded cash assistance to help meet the ongoing basic needs for working families and for which the state would receive work participation credit.
Process for Developing New Rule: DSHS welcomes the public to take part in developing the rules. Anyone interested should contact the staff person identified below. At a later date, DSHS will file a proposal with the office of the code reviser with a notice of proposed rule making. A copy of the proposal will be sent to everyone on the mailing list and to anyone who requests a copy.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Debbie Davis, WorkFirst Policy Administrator, 712 Pear Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98501, phone (360) 725-0682, fax (360) 725-4904, e-mail
September 25, 2013
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator