WSR 99-24-025

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Economic Services Administration)

[ Filed November 23, 1999, 11:38 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 388-490-0005 Documents or information needed to determine eligibility, and related sections.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.04.510.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This rule is being amended to clarify the department's policy regarding verification requirements. Establishing one standard for verification requirements will provide consistency throughout the state.

Process for Developing New Rule: DSHS welcomes the public to take part in developing the rule(s). Anyone interested in participating should contact the staff person indicated below. After the rule(s) is drafted, DSHS will file a copy with the Office of the Code Reviser with a notice of proposed rule making, and send a copy to everyone currently on the mailing list and anyone else 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 Veronica Barnes, Program Manager, Division of Assistance Programs, P.O. Box 45470, Olympia, WA 98504-5470, (360) 413-3071, fax (360) 413-3493, TTY (360) 413-3001, e-mail barnevs@dshs.wa.gov.

November 23, 1999

Marie Myerchin-Redifer, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Washington State Code Reviser's Office