PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Developmental Disabilities Administration)
[Filed June 26, 2023, 4:47 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 388-823-0600, 388-823-0610, 388-823-1005, 388-823-1010, and other related rules as may be required.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 71A.16.040
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The developmental disabilities administration (DDA) is planning to amend these rules to implement HB 1407 (2023) and potentially revise the expirations and reviews process. During the course of this review, the department of social and health services (DSHS) may make additional changes that are necessary to improve clarity or update policy.
Process for Developing New Rule: 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 360-790-4732, fax 360-407-0955, TTY 1-800-833-6388, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 23, 2023
Katherine I. Vasquez