SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Long-Term Support Administration)
[Filed October 30, 2018, 10:05 a.m., effective November 30, 2018]
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: The department is amending WAC 388-101-3170 Group training home, in order to strike the requirement for a group training home to be licensed as an adult family home. RCW 70.128.030
(3) specifically exempts facilities approved and certified under chapter 71A.22
RCW, Training centers and homes, from the operation of chapter 70.128
RCW, Adult family homes.
Citation of Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-101-3170.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 71A.22
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 18-17-066 on August 9, 2018.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at the Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: October 29, 2018.
Katherine I. Vasquez
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 08-02-022, filed 12/21/07, effective 2/1/08)
WAC 388-101-3170Group training home.
After the effective date of this chapter a person or entity desiring to become a group training home must:
(1) Complete an application on forms and attachments designated by the department; and
(2) Currently be:
(a) Certified as a community residential services and support provider; and
(b) ((Licensed as an adult family home under chapter 70.128 RCW; and
(c))) A nonprofit business in accordance with state and federal law.