WSR 04-07-085



(Economic Services Administration)

[ Filed March 16, 2004, 10:25 a.m. ]

     Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 388-450-0500 Income from the community jobs program.

     Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090, 78.08A.340, 74.04.050, and 74.04.057.

     Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This rule is being amended by the Division of Employment and Assistance Programs to simplify program language and clarify how the department uses income from community jobs to determine TANF and Basic Food assistance benefits.

     Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

     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 proposed 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 Ian Horlor, Program Manager, Division of Employment and Assistance Programs, Lacey Government Center, P.O. Box 45470, Olympia, WA 98504-5470, phone (360) 413-3247, fax (360) 413-3493, e-mail

March 12, 2004

Brian H. Lindgren, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit