WSR 18-12-029
[Filed May 29, 2018, 9:44 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: New chapter 182-524 WAC; other rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: SSB 5683, 65th legislature, 2018 regular session, ESSB 6032 Section 213 (1)(hhh), (4)(d), 65th legislature, 2018 regular session, RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: As directed by the legislature, the agency is creating rules to implement a premium assistance program for Pacific Islanders residing in Washington under a compact of free association. During the course of this review, the agency may identify additional changes that are required in order to improve clarity or update policy.
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, phone 360-725-1344, fax 360-586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, email, web site
May 29, 2018
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator