WSR 07-15-016

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed July 10, 2007, 3:57 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is amending chapter 388-827 WAC, State supplementary payment (SSP) program.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 71A.12.030.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The division of developmental disabilities (DDD) implemented the rules concerning the DDD assessment on June 1, 2007. These rules are necessary to conform with the requirements contained in chapter 388-828 WAC. Other changes in this chapter clarify existing rules.

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 the public to participate 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.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Steve Brink, Program Manager, Division of Developmental Disabilities, P.O. Box 45310, Olympia, WA 98504-5310, phone (360) 725-3416, fax (360) 407-0955, e-mail brinksc@dshs.wa.gov.

July 10, 2007

Stephanie E. Schiller

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office