WSR 20-15-122
(Economic Services Administration)
[Filed July 17, 2020, 3:46 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is planning to amend WAC 388-484-0006 TANF/SFA time limit extensions; and other related rules as may be required.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021, 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.08.025, 74.08.090, 74.09.035, 74.09.530, 74.62.030; chapters 74.08A and 74.12 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Planned amendments will address temporary assistance for needy families time limit extensions as needed under the indefinite conditions of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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 Sarah Mintzer, P.O. Box 45440, Olympia, WA 98504-5470, phone 360-725-4619, fax 360-725-4904, email
July 17, 2020
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator