WSR 16-06-111
(Children's Administration)
[Filed March 2, 2016, 8:42 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department proposes to amend chapter 388-25 WAC and other related rules as may be required.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 13.34.145, 13.34.267, 74.13.020, 74.13.031, 43.88C.010, 74.13.107, 43.131.416, 13.34.030.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department plans to add a fifth eligibility criterion to the extended foster care WAC that goes into effect on July 1, 2016, in order to align with federal legislation.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Children's administration will continue to collaborate with the office of attorney general.
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 Mireya Beltre, P.O. Box 45710, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 902-0270, fax (360) 902-7903, e-mail
March 1, 20015 [2016]
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator