December 6, 2022

Scheduled Hearing Dates: 
December 06, 2022 10:00am

Rule-Making Hearing Docket

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Rule Title/Subject Contact Person Washington State Register Citations

WAC 388-400-0030, 388-466-0120 & 388-466-0150

The department is proposing amendments to WAC 388-400-0030, Who is eligible for refugee cash assistance?, 388-466-0120, Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA), and 388-466-0150, Refugee employment and training services. Amendments are necessary to align department policies with authorization from the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) director to expand the eligibility period for Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) from 8 months to 12 months pursuant to 45 CFR §400.211 and ORR P.L. 22-12.

Roanne Harris 360-870-8059 Preproposal notice filed as WSR 22-13-020; 
Proposed rules filed as   WSR 22-22-077
Hearing Date:  December 6, 2022

WAC 388-400-0060, 388-400-0070, 388-434-0005, 388-449-0001, 388-449-0150, 388-449-0200, 388-452-0005, 388-478-0006 & 388-478-0033

The department is proposing to amend WAC 388-400-0060, Who is eligible for aged, blind, or disabled (ABD) cash assistance?, 388-400-0070, Who is eligible for referral to the housing and essential needs (HEN) program?, 388-434-0005, How often does the department review my eligibility for benefits?, 388-449-0001, What are the disability requirements for the aged, blind, or disabled (ABD) program?, 388-449-0150, When does my eligibility for aged, blind, or disabled (ABD) cash benefits end?, 388-449-0200, Am I eligible for cash assistance for aged, blind, or disabled (ABD) while waiting for supplemental security income (SSI)?, 388-452-0005, Do I have to be interviewed in order to get cash and basic food benefits?, 388-478-0006, The clothing, personal maintenance, and necessary incidentals (CPI) payment standard for cash assistance, and 388-478-0033, What are the payment standards for aged, blind, or disabled (ABD) cash assistance?

Roanne Harris 360-870-8059 Preproposal notice filed as WSR 22-17-114; 
Proposed rules filed as   WSR 22-22-071
Hearing Date:  December 6, 2022

WAC 388-107-0630

The department is proposing an amendment to enhances services facilities WAC 388-107-0630 Training and home care aide certification requirements. 

Sondra Haas (360) 688-0715

Preproposal notice filed as WSR 22-17-099; 
Proposed rules filed as   WSR 22-22-044
Hearing Date:  December 6, 2022

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