WSR 09-23-075



(Health and Recovery Services Administration)

[ Filed November 16, 2009, 10:19 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: The department is amending WAC 388-556-0600 Mental health services.

Hearing Location(s): Blake Office Park East, Rose Room, 4500 10th Avenue S.E., Lacey, WA 98503 (one block north of the intersection of Pacific Avenue S.E. and Alhadeff Lane. A map or directions are available at or by calling (360) 664-6094), on December 22, 2009, at 10:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: Not sooner than December 23, 2009.

Submit Written Comments to: DSHS Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 45850, Olympia, WA 98504-5850, delivery 4500 10th Avenue S.E., Lacey, WA 98503, e-mail, fax (360) 664-6185, by 5 p.m. on December 22, 2009.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Jennisha Johnson, DSHS rules consultant, by December 8, 2009, TTY (360) 664-6178 or (360) 664-6094 or by e-mail at

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Correcting errant WAC cross reference.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: It will eliminate confusion for people who read this rule by directing them to the correct WAC citations.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.08.090.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 74.08.090.

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

Name of Proponent: Department of social and health services, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Kevin Sullivan, P.O. Box 45504, Olympia, WA 98504-5504, (360) 725-1344.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. This is just a "housekeeping" change to correct an errant WAC citation.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Because this is just a "housekeeping" change to correct an errant WAC citation, it is exempt under RCW 34.05.328 (5)(b)(iv).

November 9, 2009

Stephanie E. Vaughn

Rules Coordinator

AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 00-24-053, filed 11/30/00, effective 12/31/00)

WAC 388-556-0600   Mental health services.   Mental health-related services are available to eligible clients under chapter ((388-862)) 388-865 WAC and WAC 388-531-1400.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.530, 71.24.035. 00-24-053, 388-556-0600, filed 11/30/00, effective 12/31/00.]

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