PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Long-Term Support Administration)
[Filed March 5, 2019, 10:01 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is planning to amend WAC 388-96-808 Change of ownership—Assignment of department's contract; and other related rules as may be required.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.46.800
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The planned amendment is necessary to limit change of ownership effective dates to the first of a month. This is necessary due to the limitations of internal systems.
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 Elizabeth Pashley, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 95804-5600, phone 360-725-2447, fax 360-725-2641, TTY 1-877-905-0454, email Elizabeth.firstname.lastname@example.org, web site www.dshs.wa.gov.
March 5, 2019
Katherine I. Vasquez