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Rule Title/Subject Contact Person Washington State Register Citations
WAC 388-424-0001, 0006 and 0020

These changes are necessary to allow special immigrants from Iraq and Afghanistan to be eligible for federally funded benefits to the same extend and for the same period as refugees as allowed under federal law.
Olga Walker
(360) 725-4641
Preproposal notice filed as WSR
Proposed rules filed as WSR
Hearing date: June 22, 2010
Earliest adoption date: June 23, 2010
WAC 388-450-0140

This rule change is needed to comply with FSRIA final rule clarification and bring Washington's Basic Food program in line with new federal regulations.
Bob Thibodeau
(360) 725-4634
Preproposal notice filed as WSR
Proposed rules filed as WSR
Hearing date: June 22, 2010
Earliest adoption date: June 23, 2010
WAC 388-450-0156 and 0160

These rule changes are needed to comply with FSRIA final rule clarification and bring Washington's Basic Food program rules in line with new federal regulations.
Bob Thibodeau
(360) 725-4634
Preproposal notice filed as WSR
Proposed rules filed as WSR
Hearing date: June 22, 2010
Earliest adoption date: June 23, 2010
Chapter 388-06 WAC

Background checks.
Cindy LaRose
(360) 902-8072
Preproposal notice filed as WSR
Proposed rules filed as WSR
Hearing date: June 22, 2010
Earliest adoption date: June 23, 2010
Chapter 388-76 WAC

Adult family home minimum licensing requirements.
Michael Tornquist
(360) 725-3204
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 10-04-113
Proposed rules filed as WSR 10-10-120
Hearing date: June 22, 2010
Earliest adoption date: June 23, 2010
Chapter 388-78A WAC

Boarding home licensing rules.
Judy Johnson
(360) 725-2591
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 10-04-114
Proposed rules filed as WSR 10-10-119
Hearing date: June 22, 2010
Earliest adoption date: June 23, 2010
WAC 388-101-3000, 3050, 0220, and 3250

Purpose of rule making is to implement chapter 74.39A and 18.88B RCW as codified from Initative No. 1029.
John Gaskell
(360) 725-3210
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 10-06-016
Proposed rules filed as WSR 10-10-077
Hearing date: June 22, 2010
Earliest adoption date: June 23, 2010

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Rules Coordinator  
Rules and Policies Assistance Unit Phone: (360) 664-6097
PO Box 45850 TTY: (360) 664-6178
Olympia, WA 98504 FAX: (360) 664-6185