WSR 17-15-095
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed July 18, 2017, 10:18 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Revising the following sections within chapters 182-513 and 182-515 WAC to increase the personal needs allowance: WAC 182-513-1105, 182-513-1205, 182-513-1215, 182-513-1225, 182-513-1380, 182-515-1507, 182-515-1509, 182-515-1512, 182-515-1514, and other related rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160, SB 5118, 65th legislature, 2017 regular session.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: SB 5118 was signed into law that increases the personal needs allowance based on the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment. This adjustment is subject to legislative funding. During the course of this review, the agency may identify additional changes that are required in order to improve clarity or update policy.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of social and health services, aging and long-term support administration.
Process for Developing New Rule: The agency welcomes the public to take part in developing this rule. If interested, contact the person identified below to receive an early rule draft to review. After the early review, the agency will send a notice of proposed rule making (CR-102) to everyone receiving this notice and 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 Vance Taylor, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, fax (360) 586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, email
July 18, 2017
Wendy Barcus