WSR 17-16-155
(Aging and Long-Term Support Administration)
[Filed August 1, 2017, 3:52 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is proposing to amend WAC 388-106-0225, and other related rules as may be required related to changes in the personal needs allowance.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: In accordance with SB 5118, the department is proposing to amend WAC 388-106-0225 and other related rules as may be required to reflect an increase in the personal needs allowance effective January 1, 2018, and each year thereafter. This adjustment is subject to legislative funding.
Other related rule changes that arise during this rule making may be incorporated. Other related WAC chapters may need to be updated as a result of this rule making.
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 Angel Sulivan, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504-5600, phone (360) 725-2495, fax (360) 438-8633, TTY 1-800-833-6388, email
August 1, 2017
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator