WSR 13-15-122
(Economic Services Administration)
[Filed July 22, 2013, 2:17 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is proposing to create rules under Title 388 WAC establishing eligibility criteria for the new housing and essential needs (HEN) referral program created under SHB [EHB] 2069, which was signed by the governor on June 30, 2013.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: SHB [EHB] 2069.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: SHB [EHB] 2069 section 3 requires the department to determine eligibility for a new HEN referral program. The department is proposing to create rules establishing income, resource, incapacity, and other eligibility criteria required by SHB [EHB] 2069.
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 Shane Riddle, Program Manager, Community Services Division, P.O. Box 45470, Olympia, WA 98504-5470, phone (360) 725-4352, fax (360) 725-4904, e-mail
July 22, 2013
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator