April 26, 2022

Scheduled Hearing Dates: 
April 26, 2022 10:00am

Rule-Making Hearing Docket

Please note: The public hearing on April 26, 2022, will be held only online for those interested in attending. Here are the meeting details:


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Rule Title/Subject Contact Person Washington State Register Citations

WAC 388-101D-0030

The department’s Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) is proposing to amend this rule to allow providers to hire an employee without a high school diploma or GED: WAC 388-101D-0030, Staffing requirements.  

Chantelle Diaz
(360) 407-1589

Preproposal filed as WSR 21-24-062
Proposed rules filed as WSR 22-07-077

Hearing Date: April 26, 2022

Chapter 388-394 WAC, 388-394-0010, 388-408-0035, 388-489-0005, -0010, -0015

The department is proposing adoption of chapter 388-394 WAC, Transitional Cash Assistance: WAC section 388-394-0010, What is the transitional cash assistance (TCA) program?; and amendments to WAC 388-408-0035, Who is in my assistance unit for basic food?; WAC 388-489-0005, Who is eligible for transitional food assistance?; WAC 388-489-0010, How is my transitional food assistance benefit calculated?; and WAC 388-489-0015, How long will my household receive transitional food assistance?

Troy Burgess

(360) 584-5162

Preproposal notice filed as WSR 21-22-097
Proposed rules 22-07-076
Hearing Date: April 26, 2022

WAC 388-845-2019

The department is proposing this rule that makes temporary allowances necessary to address the health and safety of waiver recipients and help control the spread of COVID-19. The allowances in this rule were approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in an Appendix K waiver, the purpose of which is to address the effects of the COVID-19 public health emergency. These temporary allowances will end according to direction from CMS.

Chantelle Diaz
(360) 407-1589

Preproposal filed as WSR 20-15-010
Proposed rules filed as WSR 22-07-040

Hearing Date: April 26, 2022

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Olympia, WA  98504-5850
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