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 email@example.com, 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