WSR 15-17-111
(Economic Services Administration)
[Filed August 18, 2015, 4:05 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is proposing to amend WAC 388-310-0350 WorkFirstOther exemptions from mandatory participation, 388-484-0006 TANF/SFA time limit extensions, and any other related rules as may be required.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, and 74.08A.010.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is proposing to amend these rules to clarify WorkFirst exemption medical evidence and treatment requirements, and to create a new type of TANF/SFA time limit extension for adults who are aged, blind, or disabled.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
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 Miranda Adams, P.O. Box 45470, Olympia, WA 98504-5470, phone (360) 725-4769, fax (360) 725-4905, e-mail
August 18, 2015
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator