June 22, 2021

Scheduled Hearing Dates: 
June 22, 2021 10:00am

Rule-Making Hearing Docket

Please note: The June 22, 2021 public hearing will be held via Skype for those interested in attending.

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1 (360) 407-4045  Conference ID: 8647706 

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Rule Title/Subject Contact Person Washington State Register Citations

WAC 388-454-0006

Additional proposed amendments add language around how pardons, vacated convictions, and certificates of rehabilitation are treated for purposes of background checks conducted as part of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and State Family Assistance (SFA) In Loco Parentis eligibility process.

Melissa Kenney
(360) 725-4589
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 20-13-047
Proposed rules filed as WSR 21-11-068
Hearing Date: June 22, 2021

WAC 388-412-0025

The proposed amendments to WAC 388-412-0025 support the department’s processes and procedures when suspending electronic benefit transfer (EBT) benefits for incarcerated individuals, and recoupment of unused benefits on EBT cards.

Patrick Budde
(360) 764-0068
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 21-07-128
Proposed rules filed as WSR 21-11-060
Hearing Date: June 22, 2021

WAC 388-482-0005

The original proposed amendments to WAC 388-482-0005 clarify language regarding student eligibility for Basic Food. This supplemental proposal to amend WAC 388-482-0005 expands Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligibility for higher education students due to the indefinite conditions of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as provided under Section 702 of the Consolidated Appropriation Act, 2021 (H.R. 133), signed into law on December 27, 2020. These amendments are currently in place under emergency rule since February 1, 2021 under WSR 21-04-110.


(360) 725-4651
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 20-12-095
Proposed rules filed as WSR 21-11-046
Hearing Date: June 22, 2021

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Rules Coordinator

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit
PO Box 45850
Olympia, WA  98504-5850
Phone: (360) 664-6097
Fax: (360) 664-6185
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