SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
[Filed December 3, 2019, 5:09 p.m.]
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: The department is proposing to repeal chapter 388-22 WAC, Determining and verifying eligibility—Definitions.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: This chapter has not been updated and is no longer needed. Necessary portions were adopted under different chapters.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: The department has determined that this section is outdated, no longer needed, and needs to be repealed.
Statute Being Implemented: Not applicable.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Department of social and health services, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation, and Enforcement: Katherine Vasquez, P.O. Box 45850, Olympia, WA 98504-5850, 360-664-6097.
This notice meets the following criteria to use the expedited repeal process for these rules:
The rule is no longer necessary because of changed circumstances.
Other rules of the agency or of another agency govern the same activity as the rule, making the rule redundant.
Explanation of the Reason the Agency Believes the Expedited Rule-Making Process is Appropriate: The department determined that this rule is outdated, inaccurate, has the potential to cause confusion, and is no longer needed.
THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO DSHS Rules Coordinator, Department of Social and Health Services, P.O. Box 45850, Olympia, WA 98504-5850, phone 360-664-6097, fax 360-664-6185, email DSHSRPAURulesCoordinator@dshs.wa.gov, AND RECEIVED BY February 4, 2020.
December 3, 2019
Katherine I. Vasquez
The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
Chapter 388-22 WAC
Determining and verifying eligibility—Definitions