EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPARTMENT
[Filed July 22, 2020, 8:59 a.m.]
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 192-01-001 Rule governance statement.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The employment security department (ESD) must engage in rule making to implement certain provisions of the long-term services and supports trust program under Title 50B
RCW. Amendments to WAC 192-01-001 are necessary to assign chapters 192-900 through 192-999 WAC to this program.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: The proposed amendments to WAC 192-01-001 assign chapters 192-900 through 192-999 WAC to the long-term services and supports trust program under Title 50B
RCW. The amendments enable rule making to implement and administer portions of the program under ESD's authority.
WAC 192-01-001 dictates what chapters of Title 192 WAC are assigned to programs administered by ESD and include unemployment insurance under Title 50
RCW, Paid family and medical leave under Title 50A
RCW, and portions of the long-term services and supports trust program under Title 50B
Statute Being Implemented: Title 50B
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: ESD, long-term services and supports trust program, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation, and Enforcement: April Amundson, Lacey, Washington, 360-485-2816.
This notice meets the following criteria to use the expedited adoption process for these rules:
Relates only to internal governmental operations that are not subject to violation by a person.
Explanation of the Reason the Agency Believes the Expedited Rule-Making Process is Appropriate: Expedited rule making is appropriate because the amendments to WAC 192-01-001 are related to internal governmental operations that are not subject to violation by a person. The amendments assign chapters of Title 192 WAC to portions of the long-term services and supports trust program under ESD's authority.
THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO April Amundson, ESD, phone 360-485-2816, email firstname.lastname@example.org, online portal https://www.opentownhall.com/portals/289/forum_home?phase=open, AND RECEIVED BY September 21, 2020.
July 22, 2020
Policy and Rules Manager for
Long-Term Services and Supports
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 18-22-080, filed 11/2/18, effective 12/3/18)
WAC 192-01-001Rule governance statement.
The employment security department administers several distinct programs in Titles 50 ((and
50A, and portions of 50B
RCW through the Washington Administrative Code. The provisions in chapters 192-04 through 192-499 WAC apply to the Employment Security Act in Title 50
RCW and other programs administered by the employment security department((, except for the paid family and medical leave program. Chapter 192-500 WAC and thereafter (
)). The provisions in
chapters 192-500 through ((192-999
)) apply to the paid family and medical leave program in Title 50A
RCW. The provisions in chapters 192-900 through 192-999 WAC apply to portions of the long-term services and supports trust program in Title 50B RCW administered under the employment security department's authority.