PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Long-Term Support Administration)
[Filed January 22, 2020, 11:01 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is planning to amend WAC 388-78A-2371 Investigations.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 18.20
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: WAC 388-78A-2371 was recently adopted. However, public review after the comment period noted a concern in the language that must be corrected. Without correction, the section in question may have moderate negative impact to stakeholders and the department.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Not applicable.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Jeanette Childress, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-764-9804, fax 360-407-0976, email Jeanete.Childress@dshs.wa.gov[Jeanette.Childress@dshs.wa.gov], website https://www.dshs.wa.gov/altsa.
January 22, 2020
Katherine I. Vasquez