Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: The purpose of this filing is to amend the language in WAC 257-10-040 to reflect the change in frequency of the home care quality authority (HCQA) board meetings. The HCQA board no longer meets on a monthly basis. HCQA scheduled board meetings will be specified in the Washington State Register.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 257-01-040.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.39A.280(3), 74.39A.230 (1) and (2).
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-07-042 on March 8, 2006.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: September 27, 2006.
Interim Executive Director
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 04-20-110, filed 10/6/04, effective 11/6/04)
WAC 257-01-040 Board meetings. Meetings of the authority shall normally be held ((
monthly)) at the date,
time, and place to be set by the board and as published in the
Washington State Register. Additional public meetings
necessary to discharge the business of the authority may be
called from time to time by the chair or by a quorum of the
All meetings are conducted in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act (chapter 42.30 RCW). A simple majority of the board constitutes a quorum. Any matter coming before the board may be decided by a majority vote of those members present and voting. Minutes shall be taken at all meetings.
Written communications intended for board consideration or action shall be filed with the authority's administrative office.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.39A.280(3) and 74.39A.230 (1) and (2). 04-20-110, § 257-01-040, filed 10/6/04, effective 11/6/04.]