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The table below contains the listing of DSHS' current Preproposal Statement of Inquiry (CR-101) rule filings. The WAC number links to the CR-101 form with the most recent filing on top. An e-mail link is provided for submitting comments to the contact person.

DSHS filing notices ("CR" forms) and related materials that appear on this website are facsimiles of official rule-making notices filed with the Office of the Code Reviser. Some information may be added by DSHS to rule-making notices appearing on this website. Such added information is intended for clarity only and does not alter the effect of the official notice.

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Aging & Long-Term Support
Rule Title/Subject Contact Person Washington State Register Citations
Chapter 388-106 WAC

The department is adding rules to chapter 388-106 WAC, Long Term Care Services, to define the eligibility and other contract considerations for Enhanced Services Facilities (ESF).
Angel Sulivan
(360) 725-2495
WSR 14-16-109
Amending Chapter 388-106 WAC

The department is adding rules to Chapter 388-106 WAC, Long Term Care Services, for the implementation of the integrated managed care program called HealthPath Washington (HPW).
Angel Sulivan
(360) 725-2495
WSR 14-08-070
Amending WAC 388-96-809

The department is amending WAC 388-96-809 and other related sections as may be needed, to clarify timelines for securities to be given to the state.
Elizabeth Pashley
(360) 725-2447
WSR 14-08-042
Amending Chapter 388-112 WAC

The department is amending Chapter 388-112 WAC, Residential Long-term Care Services. The amendments and revisions to the rules throughout the chapter will be related to training and/or certification requirements for Long-Term Care workers.
Angel Sulivan
(360) 725-2495
WSR 14-06-078
Amending WAC 388-96-786

To update language regarding the adjustment of the Pay for Performance add-on. Other related sections as may be needed.
Elizabeth Pashley
(360) 725-2447
WSR 14-06-081
Amending WAC 388-96-718

The department is amending o add the option of contact by email in addition to letter. Other related sections as may be needed.
Elizabeth Pashley
(360) 725-2447
WSR 14-06-082
Amending WAC 388-096-381

The department is amending to provide consistency in the Administrative code concerning resident funds. Other related sections as may be needed.
Elizabeth Pashley
(360) 725-2447
WSR 14-06-083
Repealing sections in Chapter 106 WAC

The department is repealing WAC 388-106-0745 through 388-106-0765, specifically the WMIP section, as this Snohomish County program will be ending June 30, 2014.
Angel Sulivan
(360) 725-2495
WSR 14-06-086
Amending Chapter 388-106 and 388-440 WAC

The department is amending WAC 388-440-0001 to include an individual’s serious risk of institutionalization as a consideration in determining whether DSHS staff are authorized to request an Exception To Rule, and is amending WAC 388-106-1305 to place into rule the Exception To Rule process for in-home personal care described in DSHS Home and Community Services Management Bulletin H13-001. Other related changes that arise during this rule-making may be incorporated. Other WAC chapters may need to be updated as a result of this rule-making.
Angel Sulivan
(360) 725-2495
WSR 13-23-103
Amending Chapter 388-106 WAC

The department is adding a new section in Chapter 388-106 WAC to establish a methodology for how DSHS calculates nursing home comparable home and community based long-term care availability to be used in the nursing home bed need process. DSHS is creating this new section for clarification about how it calculates comparable nursing home capacity. Other related changes that arise during this rule-making may be incorporated. Other WAC chapters may need to be updated as a result of this rule-making.
Angel Sulivan
(360) 725-2495
WSR 13-21-127
Amending Chapter 388-71 WAC

The department is amending Chapter 388-71 WAC, specifically Adult Day Services, in order to differentiate Adult Day Care from Adult Day Health by separating the rules and to update the rule to meet the provider practice changes. Other related changes that arise during this rule-making may be incorporated. Other WAC chapters may need to be updated as a result of this rule-making.
Angel Sulivan
(360) 725-2495
WSR 13-19-068
Chapter 388-110 WAC

The department is amending these rules to comply with and be consistent with 2012 legislature SHB 2056 to change the term “boarding home” to “assisted living facility”.
Jeanette Childress
(360) 725-2591
WSR 13-20-040
New section in Chapter 388-71 WAC

New section will identify exceptions to the electronic time keeping requirement for home care agencies.
Angel Sulivan
(360) 725-2495
WSR 13-19-001
Chapter 388-78A WAC

Assisted living facilities.
Jeanette Childress
(360) 725-2591
WSR 13-15-174
Chapter 388-76 WAC

Adult family homes.
Sandy Robertson
(360) 725-3204
WSR 13-15-173
Chapter 388-101 WAC

Certified community residential services and supports.
John Gaskell
(360) 725-3210
WSR 13-15-172
Chapter 388-97 WAC

Nursing homes.
Scott Bird
(360) 725-2581
WSR 13-15-170
Chapter 388-106 WAC

Long-term care services, Chronic Care Management Program.
Angel Sulivan
(360) 725-2495
WSR 13-15-133
Chapter 388-106 WAC

Long-term care services, COPES Waiver.
Angel Sulivan
(360) 725-2495
WSR 13-15-132
Chapter 388-71 WAC

Home and community services and programs.
Angel Sulivan
(360) 725-2495
WSR 13-15-126
Chapter 388-825 and 388-06 WAC

To consolidate the Secretary's Lists of Crims and Negative Actions for HCS, RCS and DDA that will disqualify persons from being a provider, and to clarify background check requirements.
Angel Sulivan
(360) 725-2495
WSR 13-15-125
Chapter 388-97 WAC

Nursing homes.
Scott Bird
(360) 725-2581
WSR 13-15-124
Chapter 388-106 WAC

Long-term care services, Enhanced Service Facilities.
Angel Sulivan
(360) 725-2495
WSR 13-15-123
Chapter 388-101 WAC

Certified community residential services and supports.
John Gaskell
(360) 725-3210
WSR 13-15-116
Chapter 388-107 WAC

The department is considering adding a new chapter 388-107 WAC that will provide licensing requirements for Enhanced Services Facilities.
Casey Zimmer
(360) 725-2575
WSR 13-15-115
Chapter 388-106 WAC

Long-term care services, Roads to Community Living.
Debbie Blackner
(360) 725-2557
WSR 13-15-114
Chapter 388-106 WAC

Long-term care services, COPES Waiver.
Angel Sulivan
(360) 725-2495
WSR 13-15-113
Chapter 388-111 WAC

Residential habilitation centers.
John Gaskell
(360) 725-3210
WSR 13-15-111
Chapter 388-76 WAC

Adult family home rules.
Sandy Robertson
(360) 725-3204
WSR 13-15-110
Chapter 388-78A WAC

Assisted living facilities rules.
Jeanette Childress
(360) 725-2591
WSR 13-15-106
WAC 388-105-0005

To adjust the rate table in accordanc with Biennial Budget 3ESSB 5034.
Elizabeth Pashley
(360) 725-2447
WSR 13-15-022
Chapter 388-71 WAC

Home and community services and programs.
Angel Sulivan
(360) 725-2495
WSR 13-08-077
Chapter 388-106 WAC

Long-term care services.
Angel Sulivan
(360) 725-2495
WSR 13-07-069

Chapter 388-78A WAC

The term "boarding home" is changed to "assisted living facility" throughout the chapter in compliance with SHB 2056 passed in the 2011-2012 legislative session.

Judy Johnson
(360) 725-2591
WSR 13-04-092
WAC 388-96-738 and 739

The department adopted case mix 3.0 per RCW 74.46.485. These rules require updating to be in line with case mix 3.0.
Elizabeth Pashley
(360) 725-2447
WSR 13-04-089
WAC 388-96-585

Unallowable costs.
Elizabeth Pashley
(360) 725-2447
WSR 13-03-147
WAC 388-96-580

Operating leases of office equipment.
Elizabeth Pashley
(360) 725-2447
WSR 13-03-146
Chapter 388-96 WAC

Nursing facility medicaid payment system.
Elizabeth Pashley
(360) 725-2447
WSR 13-03-141
Chapter 388-106 WAC

Long-term care services.
Angel Sulivan
(360) 725-2495
WSR 13-01-088
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Behavioral Health & Service Integration Administration
Rule Title/Subject Contact Person Washington State Register Citations

New chapter in Title 388 WAC

The department is proposing new rules that update and clarify individual rights specific to Medicaid enrollees, and explain DBHR's complaint process and grievance system.

Kathy Sayre
(360) 725-1342
WSR 14-16-111

Various updates to Chapter 388-800 WAC

The Legislature did not appropriate any funds for the Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment and Support Act (ADATSA) in the new biennium budget. ADATSA-related medical care services recipients will be Medicaid eligible under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) starting January 1, 2014.

Kathy Sayre
(360) 725-1342
WSR 13-16-104

Various updates to Chapter 388-865 WAC

Repeal WAC 388-865-0469, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and create a new section for ABA services in Chapter 388-877A WAC, Outpatient mental health services

Repeal WAC 388-865-0400, Community support service providers; WAC 388-865-0405, Competency requirements for staff; WAC 388-865-0420, Intake evaluation; WAC 388-865-0425 Individual service plan; and WAC 388-865-0460, Counseling and psychotherapy services—Additional standards.

Amend sections in chapters 388-877, 388-877A, 388-877B, and 388-877C WAC.

Add a new section in chapter 388-877 WAC pertaining specifically to Medicaid requirements.

Amend WAC 388-865-0511 Evaluation and treatment facility certification.

Update and/or repeal other rules as a result of this rule making.

Kathy Sayre
(360) 725-1342
WSR 13-16-103
WAC 388-865-0217

Psychiatric indigent inpatient program.
Kathy Sayre
(360) 725-1342
WSR 13-15-112
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

The department is creating a new rule that pertains specifically to the certification and/or licensing of Applied Behavior Analysis autism services provided in a behavioral health treatment agency.
Kathy Sayre
(360) 725-1342
WSR 13-02-084

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Children's Administration
Rule Title/Subject Contact Person Washington State Register Citations
Chapter 388-15 and other related rules as appropriate

The CA needs to replace “twenty days” with “thirty days” to accurately reflect the new 30 day appeal deadline for CAPTA internal review requests. This change will better align with the federal requirements. WAC 388-15-069, CA needs to remove the language stated in 2.
Brenda Villarreal
(360) 902-7956
WSR 14-14-119
Chapters 388-145, 388-147, 388-148, 388-160 WAC and other related rules as appropriate

The intent of the revision project is to provide foster parents, child placing agencies and group care facilities with clearly defined chapters and easy-to-understand rules written in plain talk language.
Randy Roberts
(360) 902-7872
WSR 14-11-101
Chapter 388-25 WAC

Extended foster care.
Jim Pritchard
(360) 902-8487
WSR 13-16-005
WAC 388-160-0265

Do I need to report runaway youth who stay at the shelter?
Lori VanClifford
(360) 902-0270
WSR 13-15-107
WAC 388-15-085 and 095

Amending rules to ensure consistency with RCW 26.44.125 (2) and (4).
Deanna Bedell
(360) 902-0863
WSR 13-10-013

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Economic Services Administration
Rule Title/Subject Contact Person Washington State Register Citations
WAC 388-478-0015

The department is proposing to amend WAC 388-478-0015 to revise the basic need standards for cash assistance. The department is required by RCW 74.04.770 to establish standards of need for cash assistance programs on an annual basis.
Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
WSR 14-15-069
WAC 388-410-0025, 388-410-0033 and any related rules as needed

The proposed changes will clarify when claims may be corrected by Administrative Law Judges, indicate that the Secretary has designated the Office of Financial Recovery (OFR) as the organization that may dismiss claims based on hardship, and to incorporate the process OFR uses to evaluate hardship claims by reference.
Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
WSR 14-14-120
WAC 388-420-0010, 388-408-0040 and any related rules as needed

The department is proposing to amend rules to update information concerning the division that licenses behavioral health agencies and certifies the services the agencies provide. References to the Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse (DASA) should be removed.
Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
WSR 14-14-118
Title 388 WAC

The department is proposing to create a new WAC section to provide a small energy assistance payment to certain Basic Food households who are not eligible for a Standard Utility Allowance income deduction.
Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
WSR 14-10-086
WAC 388-450-0035

The department is proposing to amend “Educational Benefits” and other related rules to remove obsolete information that state-funded work study can be categorized under Title IV Higher Education (HEA) or Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) sources.
Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
WSR 14-09-110
Title 388 WAC

The department plans to propose amendments to update all necessary sections in “Title 388 WAC” to implement annual adjustments to standards for WASHCAP and the Washington Basic Food Program.
Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
WSR 14-09-111
WAC 388-436-0002

The department is proposing to amend rules to increase the amount of Additional Requirements for Emergent Needs (AREN) payments that can be issued from a $750.00 maximum lifetime limit to $750.00 maximum in a 12-month period.
Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
WSR 14-09-112
WAC 388-449-0001, 0035, 0060, 0080

The department is proposing to amend WACs 388-449-0001, 388-449-0035, 388-449-0060, 388-449-0080, and any other related rules in order to implement the changes required by SB 6573, which passed the 2014 Legislature.
Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
WSR 14-09-113
Chapter 388-310 WAC

The department is proposing to amend or add a new section to chapter 388-310 WAC, WorkFirst, to provide WorkFirst incentive payments to families who are participating in activities outlined in their Individual Responsibility Plan. Other related rules may also be amended as necessary.
Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
WSR 14-09-115
Chapter 388-14A

The department is proposing new sections and/or amendments in Chapter 388-14A WAC, to clarify and revise the procedures used for the reimbursement for uninsured medical expenses when the DSHS Division of Child Support (DCS) is enforcing a support order with a medical support obligation.
Nancy Koptur
(360) 664-5065
WSR 14-09-116
WAC 388-450-0162

The department is proposing to amend WAC 388-450-0162 and any other income-related WAC necessary to allow a 50% unearned income disregard for non-parental child-only TANF cases. Current rule only allows a 50% earned income disregard, creating an inequity for non-parental caregivers relying on unearned income.
Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
WSR 14-08-069
Amending and creating new rules under Title 388 WAC

The Changes proposed under this filing are intended to implement the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provisions of Title IV of the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2014 (Farm Bill) (H.R. 2642; 113th Congress). Changes are expected to impact eligibility and benefits for the Washington Basic Food program and the state-funded Food Assistance Program (FAP) for legal immigrants. Under RCW 74.08A.120, rules for FAP shall follow exactly the rules of the federal food stamp program (SNAP) except for the provisions pertaining to immigrant status.
Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
WSR 14-05-100
Amending WAC 388-444-0001

The department is amending WAC 388-444-0001 to fully incorporate requirements under Title 7 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) §273.2 (j) related to categorical eligibility for the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This department is proposing to amend the rule to clarify when households are considered Categorically Eligible based on the receipt of cash assistance benefits..
Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
WSR 14-05-101
Amending WAC 388-492-0040, 388-492-0070

The department may propose rules related to the Washington Combined Application Project (WASHCAP) under “Chapter 388-492-WAC” in order to ensure that the project remains cost neutral with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Benefits provided under the Washington Basic Food Program or Basic Food. Proposed revisions may include the sections listed above and any related rules.
Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
WSR 14-06-052
Amending WAC 388-310-1600

The department is The Department is proposing to reduce the time period before closure of TANF/SFA due to non-participation in WorkFirst activities without good cause.
Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
WSR 14-06-080
Amending WAC 388-444-0030

The department is amending WAC 388-444-0030 and other related rules to provide the annual update to Washington’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) state plan concerning able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWD) time-limits, work requirements, and possible waivers for certain geographic areas. The current ABAWD waiver is due to expire September 30, 2014. This rule filing is needed to reflect any new waivers in state code.
Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
WSR 14-04-128
Changes to TANF Eligibility Requirements

The Community Services Division is proposing to require completion of a new orientation as a condition of eligibility for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) / State Family Assistance (SFA) programs.
Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
WSR 14-03-117
Chapter 388-492; and other rules in Title 388 WAC

The Department is proposing to amend rules under chapter 388-492 WAC as well as other rules in Title 388 WAC related to eligibility and benefit level for food assistance under the Washington Combined Application Program (WASHCAP).
Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
WSR 14-02-119
WAC 388-273-0020

Who may receive WTAP? Other possible related WACs
Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
WSR 13-21-128
Creating new program in Title 388 WAC

The Community Services Division is proposing to create a new separate state program which will provide state funded cash assistance to help meet the basic needs for working families. The creation of this program will help the Department receive work participation credit for the working parents’ employment hours.
Debbie Davis
(360) 725-0682
WSR 13-20-081
WAC 388-406-0035, WAC 388-418-0005, WAC 388-424-0010, WAC 388-472-0005, WAC 388-424-0015

The Legislature did not appropriate any funds for the Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment and Support Act (ADATSA) in the new biennium budget. ADATSA-related medical care services recipients will be Medicaid eligible under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) starting January 1, 2014. References to ADATSA need to be removed from the WACs listed above.
Amy Johnson
(360) 725-4884
WSR 13-19-067
WAC 388-410-0020

The department is proposing to amend WAC 388-410-0020, “What happens if I receive more Basic Food or WASHCAP benefits than I am supposed to receive?” and any other related rules.
Bob Thibodeau
(360) 725-4634
WSR 13-19-069
WAC 388-14A

New sections and/or amendments in Chapter 388-14A WAC, implementing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA, PL 111-148), 42 USC 18001ff. Along with the adoption of these rules, DCS will be amending its state plan under Title IV-D of the federal social security act (42 USC 654).
Nancy Koptur
(360) 664-5065
WSR 13-19-070
WAC 388-446-0020, 388-412-0040, 412-0046

The department is amending WAC 388-446-0020, “What penalties will I receive if I break a food assistance rule on purpose?”; WAC 388-412-0040, “Can I get my benefits replaced?”, and WAC 388-412-0046, “What is the purpose of DSHS cash and food assistance benefits and how can I use my benefits?” and any other related rules.
Bob Thibodeau
(360) 725-4634
WSR 13-20-041
Title 388 WAC (New Chapter)

The department os proposing to create rules establishing eligibility criteria for the new Housing and Essential Needs (HEN) Referral program created under SHB 2069.
Shane Riddle
(360) 725-4352
WSR 13-15-122
Chapter 388-449 WAC and WAC 388-400-0060

SHB 2069 Section 1 requires the Department to adopt ABD eligibility standards consistent with the income and resources standards and also requires a move from 12 month to 9 month disability duration and reduce consideration of an individual's ability to perform past work from 15 to 10 years.
Shane Riddle
(360) 725-4352
WSR 13-15-121
WAC 388-310-0900; 388-444-0010, 0015; 388-450-0100; 388-482-0005

The department will propose amendments to comply with SHB 1686, Chapter 39, Laws of 2013 which creats a high school equivalency certificate as a certificate issued jointly by State Board of Community and Technical Colleges and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Kerry Judge
(360) 725-4630
WSR 13-15-109
WAC 388-400-0050

If I am not eligible for federal benefits through Washington Basic Food program because of my alien status, can I receive benefits through the state-funded assistance program?
John Camp
(360) 725-4616
WSR 13-15-108
WAC 388-478-0015

Need standards for cash assistance.
Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
WSR 13-15-105
WAC 388-478-0055

How much do I get from my state supplemental payment (SSP)?
Olga Walker
(360) 725-4641
WSR 13-14-036
WAC 388-446-0020

What penalties will I receive if I break a food assistance rule on purpose?
Holly St. John
(360) 725-4894
WSR 13-13-078
Title 388 WAC

The department will amend various rules in Title 388 WAC to implement all mandatory provisions of the nutrition title of the 2013 Farm Bill.
Holly St. John
(360) 725-4894
WSR 13-12-074

WAC 388-412-0015 and 388-478-0060

The proposed amendments will update Basic Food stanards and allotments on the expiration of the Basic Food increase under ARRA of 2009 and amended by the Food and Nutrition Services, Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.

Holly St. John
(360) 725-4894
WSR 13-09-067
WAC 388-410-0025, 0033

Changes will be consistent with regulations at Title 7 CFR 273.18 and Section 13 of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 and other applicable federal laws pertaining to collection of overpayments of federal means-tested benefits.
Holly St. John
(360) 725-4894
WSR 13-09-065
WAC 388-444-0030

Do I have to work to be eligible for Basic Food benefits if I am an able-bodied adult without dependents (ABAWD)?
Bob Thibodeau
(360) 725-4634
WSR 13-08-076
WAC 388-408-0035

Who is in my assistance unit?
Kim Chea
(360) 725-4653
WSR 13-08-075
WAC 388-492-0030

Who can get WASHCAP?
Holly St. John
(360) 725-4894
WSR 13-07-070
WAC 388-492-0040 and 0070

The department may propose changes to rules in order to ensure that the project remains cost neutral with SNAP benefits provided under the Washington Basic Food program.
Holly St. John
(360) 725-4894
WSR 13-07-013
Title 388 WAC

The department plans to update all necessary sections in Title 388 WAC to implement annual adjustments to standards for WASHCAP and the Washington Basic Food Program.
Holly St. John
(360) 725-4894
WSR 13-05-081
WAC 388-482-0005

How does being a student impact my eligibility for the Washington Basic Food Program?
Bob Thibodeau
(360) 725-4634
WSR 13-04-091
WAC 388-444-0005, 0055, 0065, 0070, 0075

Proposed amendments will update Basic Food work requirement rules to be consistent with federal regulations and Washington approved Basic Food state plan.
Bob Thibodeau
(360) 725-4634
WSR 13-03-148

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Developmental Disabilties Administration
Rule Title/Subject Contact Person Washington State Register Citations
Amending Chapters 388-828, 388-832, 388-845 WAC

The 2014 Operating Supplemental Budget directed the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) to move the state funded Individual and Family Services (IFS) program into a 1915 (C) Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver. Other related changes as may be required
Alan McMullen
(360) 725-3524
WSR 14-12-093
Amending Chapter 388-827 WAC

The department is amending Chapter 388-827 WAC State Supplementary Payment Program. The amendments will provide additional information regarding client eligibility criteria, award amounts, update references to other rules that have changed and other necessary program details to provide more consumer accessible rules and to promote a more consistent statewide administration of the Department’s state supplementary payment program.
Alan McMullen
(360) 725-3524
WSR 14-04-129
Amending Chapter 388-823 WAC

Amendments to this chapter may change eligibility requirements for some individuals applying for services from the Developmental Disabilities Administration. Other changes will correct language that is inconsistent with RCW language. In addition, housekeeping changes will be made such as WAC and RCW references and Division of Developmental Disabilities to Developmental Disabilities Administration.
Alan McMullen
(360) 725-3524
WSR 13-22-078
Amending Chapter 388-826 WAC

The proposed amendments will change the name of the chapter to Children’s Residential Services – Voluntary Placement Services. Updates to the rules throughout the chapter will provide more consistent statewide administration, continuity, delivery, and monitoring of services which impact children, their families, advocates, and contracted providers.
Alan McMullen
(360) 725-3524
WSR 13-22-082
388-823-1010, 388-832-0085, 388-832-0130, 388-827-0115, 388-827-0145, 388-828-9140

Individual and family services (IFS) program and state supplementary payment (SSP) program in order to o increase the number of individuals who may receive those services. Possible other sections of WAC as may be necessary.
Alan McMullen
(360) 725-3422
WSR 13-18-022
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Juvenile Justice & Rehabilitation Administration
Rule Title/Subject Contact Person Washington State Register Citations

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Financial Services Administration
Rule Title/Subject Contact Person Washington State Register Citations
Chapter 388-06 WAC

The department is revising and reorganizing this chapter and creating two new chapters to comply with RCW 43.43.832 (4) and to provide clarity for the affected individuals and organizations. Other sections of Chapter 388-06 WAC may be revised to ensure consistency with Department practices and other background check rule chapters.
Cindy LaRose-Eatwell
(360) 902-8072
WSR 14-13-065
Chapter 388-03 WAC

Since the creation of chapter 388-03 WAC in 2000, the services/business of the DSHS language testing and certification program and how the services are provided have changed. The name of the program has also changed to reflect what and how the services are provided. New demands from internal and external stakeholders are increasing. Additional rules and regulations are needed to implement agreements reached between the former Governor and WFSE/AFSCME. New processes and specific procedures need to be included in chapter 388-03 WAC to de-certify interpreting-related offenders and to strengthen and enforce interpreter qualification requirements.
Hungling Fu
(360) 664-6035
WSR 14-03-070

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Services and Enterprise Support Administration
Rule Title/Subject Contact Person Washington State Register Citations
Amending Chapter 388-818 WAC

The department is amending Chapter 388-818 WAC, Formally establishing standards for sign language interpreters to interpret in legal proceedings, with a new sub-section. Other related changes that arise during this rule-making may be incorporated.
Robert Lichtenberg
(360) 339-7382 (VP) 360-902-0271 (TTY)
WSR 13-21-129
Chapter 388-885 WAC

Civil commitment cost reimbursement.
Mark Davis
(253) 583-5938
WSR 13-03-142