WSR 09-16-056

PROPOSED RULES

HOME CARE

QUALITY AUTHORITY

[ Filed July 29, 2009, 12:22 p.m. ]

Continuance of WSR 09-15-192.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 09-08-079.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Individual provider fingerprinting, one hundred twenty-day provisional hire.

Hearing Location(s): Home Care Quality Authority (HCQA) Board Room, 4317 6th Avenue S.E., Suite 101, Lacey, WA 98503 (link to HCQA map available from http://www.hcqa.wa.gov/Contact/contact_hcqa.html

or by calling (360) 493-9350), on August 31, 2009, at 11:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: Not earlier than September 22, 2009.

Submit Written Comments to: Lisa Livingston, HCQA Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 40940, Olympia, WA 98504-0940, delivery 4317 6th Avenue S.E., Suite 101, Lacey, WA 98503, e-mail llivingston@hcqa.wa.gov, fax (360) 493-9380, by 5:00 p.m. on August 25, 2009.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Lisa Livingston by August 21, 2009, phone (360) 493-9350.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Continuance is being filed in order to adjust original hearing date from August 25, 2009, to August 31, 2009.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.39A.280(3) Authority duties, Title 74 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 74.39A.280(3).

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: HCQA, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting and Implementation: Lisa Livingston, P.O. Box 40940, Olympia, WA 98504-0940, (360) 493-9350; and Enforcement: Rick Hall, P.O. Box 40940, Olympia, WA 98504-0940, (360) 493-9350.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The agency has determined that no new costs will be imposed on small businesses or nonprofit organizations.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Rule[s] are exempt per RCW 34.05.328(5).

May 20, 2009

Rick Hall

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office