WSR 18-11-117
(Developmental Disabilities Administration)
[Filed May 22, 2018, 11:04 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is planning to amend WAC 388-828-9310 How does DDA determine the number of community access services hours you may receive each month?, 388-828-9330 How does DDA determine your employment status?, 388-828-9335 How does DDD determine your employment service level?, 388-828-9350 Are there conditions when DDA will authorize additional hours to your monthly employment service hours?, 388-845-2100 What are supported employment services?, and other related rules as may be required.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: These planned amendments align with waiver requirements, initiate a petition for rule making, and align with improvements to the CARE system.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: The department of social and health services (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 Chantelle Diaz, DDA, P.O. Box 45310, Olympia, WA 98504-5310, phone 360-407-1589, fax 360-407-0955, TTY 1-800-833-6388, email
May 21, 2018
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator