PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disabilities Services Administration)
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 388-825 WAC, Division of Developmental Disabilities services rules.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.10.020.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The purpose of these rules is to clarify existing notification procedures currently in WAC 388-825-100.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: The department welcomes public participation in the development of these rules. At a later date, the department will publish proposed rules for public comment, and a public hearing will be held before the rules are adopted as permanent. Draft material and information about how to participate may be obtained from the department representative listed below.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Steve Brink, DSHS Division of Developmental Disabilities, P.O. Box 45310, Olympia, WA 98504-5310, phone (360) 902-7716, fax (360) 902-8482, e-mail BRINKSC@DSHS.WA.GOV.
March 30, 2004
Brian H. Lindgren, Manager
Rules and Policies Assistance Unit