SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Behavioral Health Administration)
[Filed July 3, 2018, 11:52 a.m., effective August 3, 2018]
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: The department is repealing chapter 388-877B WAC, Substance use disorder, detoxification services. The legislature passed 2ESHB 1388, transferring portions of the responsibility for behavioral health to the department of health and portions to the health care authority effective July 1, 2018. The rules in this chapter will be rewritten under the department of health and the health care authority, therefore no longer needed by the department of social and health services (DSHS). Effective July 1, 2018, DSHS no longer has the authority to oversee this program.
Citation of Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing chapter 388-877B WAC.
Other Authority: Chapter 201, Laws of 2018.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 18-10-093 on May 1, 2018.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 9.
Number of Sections Adopted at the Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 9.
Date Adopted: July 3, 2018.
Katherine I. Vasquez
The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed effective July 3, 2018:
Chapter 388-877B WAC
Substance use disorder services.