WSR 16-15-012
(Economic Services Administration)
[Filed July 8, 2016, 9:10 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is proposing to amend WAC 388-444-0075 What are the penalties if I quit a job or reduce my work effort without good cause?, and 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, 74.04.510, 7 C.F.R. 273.7.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is proposing to reduce the penalty period for applying for basic food from sixty days to thirty days after voluntarily quitting a job or reducing work effort without good cause.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: DSHS incorporates regulations from federal agencies, exercises state options, and implements approved waivers and demonstration projects by adopting administrative rules for the federal supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP) administered as the Washington basic food program. DSHS adopts rules for cash assistance conforming to federal regulations under Title 45 C.F.R., Title IV-A of the Social Security Act, Title 74 RCW and the approved temporary assistance for needy families state plan.
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 Corinna Adams, Community Services Division, P.O. Box 45440, Olympia, WA 98504-5440, phone (360) 725-4640, fax (360) 725-4904, e-mail
July 7, 2016
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator