WSR 15-09-024
(Developmental Disabilities Administration)
[Filed April 7, 2015, 12:47 p.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 14-12-093.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Changes to specific sections within chapter 388-845 WAC, DDD home and community based services waivers.
Hearing Location(s): Office Building 2, DSHS Headquarters, 1115 Washington, Olympia, WA 98504 (public parking at 11th and Jefferson. A map is available at, on June 9, 2015, at 10:00 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: Not earlier than June 10, 2015.
Submit Written Comments to: DSHS Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 45850, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail, fax (360) 664-6185, by 5:00 p.m., June 9, 2015.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Jeff Kildahl, DSHS rules consultant, by May 26, 2015, TTY (360) 664-6178 or (360) 664-6094 or e-mail
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The 2014 operating supplemental budget directed the developmental disabilities administration (DDA) to move the state funded individual and family services (IFS) program into a 1915(C) Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver. The requirement is to mirror the current IFS program as much as possible in the new HCBS waiver.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120.
Statute Being Implemented: SSB 6387 of the 63rd legislature, 2014 regular session.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: [DSHS], governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation, and Enforcement: Bob Beckman, DDA, P.O. Box 45310, Olympia, WA 98504-5310, (360) 725-3445.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The rules do no [not] impact small businesses or nonprofits. They only impact DSHS clients.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. The proposed rules are exempt under RCW 34.05.328 (5)(b)(vii) and relate only to client medical or financial eligibility.
April 7, 2015
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator
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