WSR 07-16-055

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed July 26, 2007, 9:09 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Adding and amending sections within chapter 388-825 WAC, Division of developmental disabilities service rules.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Title 71A RCW, RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.040.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Chapter 388-825 WAC, Division of developmental disabilities service rules, this rule making will develop rules to support the transition of children's medicaid personal care to division of developmental disabilities (DDD) from children's administration.

Other changes that arise during this rule-making process may be incorporated, and other WAC chapters may need to be updated as a result of this rule making.

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 a proposal 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 Debbie Roberts, Program Manager, Division of Developmental Disabilities, P.O. Box 45310, Lacey, WA 98504, phone (360) 725-3400, fax (360) 407-0955, e-mail roberdx@dshs.wa.gov.

July 25, 2007

Stephanie E. Schiller

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office