WSR 15-12-073
(Developmental Disabilities Administration)
[Filed May 29, 2015, 12:23 p.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 15-05-076.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: The department plans to create within chapter 388-825 WAC one new section, WAC 388-825-0168 How do I complain to DDA about my services or treatment?; update twenty-nine existing sections including WAC 388-825-058, 388-825-072, 388-825-074, 388-825-081, 388-825-084, 388-825-0871, 388-825-089, 388-825-091, 388-825-093, 388-825-094, 388-825-097, 388-825-098, 388-825-100, 388-825-101, 388-825-102, 388-825-103, 388-825-104, 388-825-105, 388-825-120, 388-825-125, 388-825-130, 388-825-135, 388-825-150, 388-825-165, 388-825-201, 388-825-206, 388-825-211, 388-825-300 and 388-825-360; and repeal seven existing sections, including WAC 388-825-061, 388-825-062, 388-825-063, 388-825-066, 388-825-069, 388-825-071, and 388-825-088.
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 July 21, 2015, at 10:00 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: Not earlier than July 22, 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., July 21, 2015.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Jeff Kildahl, DSHS rules consultant, by July 7, 2015, TTY (360) 664-6178 or (360) 664-6092 or by e-mail
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: These updates will include housekeeping, processes, policies, eligibility information, and changes to the current verbiage to make it easier to comprehend.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: See Purpose above.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.10.015, 71A.18.020, Title 71A RCW.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation, and Enforcement: Shannon Manion, DDA, P.O. Box 45310, Olympia, 98504-5310, (360) 725-3454.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The rules do not impact small business 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.
May 28, 2015
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator
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