PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Adding and amending sections within chapter 388-106 WAC, Long-term care services.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is drafting a new WAC section entitled "roads to community living." Rules will describe the nature of demonstration project services under the money follows the person grant. The department may adopt and amend other rules as part of this rule-making process as necessary.
Process for Developing New Rule: DSHS welcomes the public to take part in developing these rules. Draft material and information about how to participate may be obtained from the department representative listed below. At a later date, DSHS will file the proposed rules with the office of code reviser with a notice of proposed rule making and send the proposal to everyone currently on the mailing list and anyone else 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 Elizabeth Prince, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504-5600, phone (360) 725-2561, fax (360) 438-8633, TTY (360) 493-2637, e-mail Prince@dshs.wa.gov.
November 5, 2007
Stephanie E. Schiller