WSR 20-16-129
(Economic Services Administration)
[Filed August 3, 2020, 10:52 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is planning to amend WAC 388-436-0040 Excluded income and resources for CEAP, 388-436-0050 Determining financial need and benefit amount for CEAP, and 388-436-0055 What is the disaster cash assistance program (DCAP)?; and other related rules as may be required.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.04.660, 74.08.090, 74.08A.230.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Planned amendments will update and clarify disaster cash assistance program and related consolidated emergency assistance program rules.
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 Garcia, P.O. Box 45470, Olympia, WA 98504-5470, phone 360-725-4949, fax 360-725-4905, email
August 3, 2020
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator