PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Economic Services Administration)
[Filed August 21, 2018, 9:34 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is planning to amend WAC 388-408-0025 When can I choose who is in my TANF or SFA assistance unit? and other related rules as may be required.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is planning to amend WAC 388-408-0025 to disregard the relationship between siblings and half-siblings, when the adult applying for a child-only grant has no legal responsibility for the child or children.
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 Patrick Budde, P.O. Box 45470, Olympia, WA 98504-5470, phone 360-725-4769, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 20, 2018
Katherine I. Vasquez