WSR 04-11-011

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY


(Public Employees Benefits Board)

[ Order 04-04 -- Filed May 6, 2004, 8:15 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amending Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) employee eligibility rules, specifically WAC 182-12-115.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.160.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The Health Care Authority will be amending chapter 182-12 WAC to better reflect the actual work circumstances of employees hired to work on a seasonal or instructional year basis in order to clarify PEBB eligibility rules, specifically WAC 182-12-115. Other amendments may also be considered.

Process for Developing New Rule: Stakeholder mailing and public hearing.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Barbara Scott, Health Care Authority, 676 Woodland Square Loop S.E., P.O. Box 42684, Olympia, WA 98504-2684, phone (360) 923-2642, fax (360) 923-2602.

May 5, 2004

Melodie Bankers

Rules Coordinator

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office