SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Health and Rehabilitative Services Administration)
Date of Adoption: November 7, 2003.
Purpose: In accordance with RCW 71.09.040(4), the department is revising the evaluation sections of chapter 388-880 WAC, and any related rules, that refer to "evaluations, evaluation criteria, evaluation preparation, and other procedures" to determine if a person meets the definition of a sexually violent predator pursuant to chapter 71.09 RCW. When effective, the permanent rule will replace and supersede emergency rules filed as WSR 03-19-119.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 388-880-032; and amending WAC 388-880-005, 388-880-007, 388-880-010, 388-880-020, 388-880-030, 388-880-031, 388-880-040, 388-880-042, 388-880-044, 388-880-045, 388-880-050, and 388-880-060.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 71.09.040(4).
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 03-18-106 on September 2, 2003.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 5, Amended 12, Repealed 1.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making:
Pilot Rule Making:
or Other Alternative Rule Making:
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
November 7, 2003
Brian H. Lindgren, Manager
Rules and Policies Assistance Unit
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