WSR 20-15-010
(Developmental Disabilities Administration)
[Filed July 2, 2020, 1:53 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 388-845-2019; and other related rules as may be required.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The developmental disabilities administration (DDA) is considering writing a new rule, WAC 388-845-2019, to make modifications to DDA's home and community-based services waivers in order to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus and to meet immediate health and safety needs. An emergency rule is currently in effect on this topic and was filed under WSR 20-14-101.
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 Chantelle Diaz, DDA, P.O. Box 45310, Olympia, WA 98504-5310, phone 360-407-1589, fax 360-407-0955, TTY 1-800-833-6388, email
July 2, 2020
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator