November 24, 2015

Scheduled Hearing Dates: 
November 24, 2015 10:00am

Rule-Making Hearing Docket

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Rule Title/Subject Contact Person Washington State Register Citations

Chapter 388-101 WAC

Changes to Chapter 388-101 WAC are needed to align with new or changed legislation to include: 1)  HB1307 outlines enforcement changes in regards to CCRSS providers. 2)  Initiative 1163 modifies the law governing background checks, training, and home care aide certification for long-term care and must be implemented in this program by 1/01/16. This created changes in the definition section of this WAC and Long Term Care Worker Requirements (WAC 388-101-3259) and Background Checks (WAC 388-101-3202). 3)  SB 5600 modified certain definitions concerning vulnerable adults, including the definitions of abuse and sexual abuse and also amended RCW 74.35.020 and RCW 74.34.205. These changes are reflected in the definition section of this WAC.

Penelope Rarick
(360) 725-3210

Preproposal notice filed as WSR 15-12-084
Proposed rules filed as WSR 15-20-113
Hearing Date: November 24, 2015

WAC 388-111-0001

The Department is amending WAC 388-111-0001 to ensure compliance with newly passed legislation, SB 5600, modifying definitions concerning vulnerable adults.

Christi Pederson
(360) 725-2327

Preproposal notice filed as WSR 15-17-109
Proposed rules filed as WSR 15-21-098
Hearing Date: November 24, 2015

Chapter 388-76 WAC

The Department is amending these rules to ensure compliance with recently-passed legislation, HB 1132, and to protect the safety and well-being of residents.

Christi Pederson
(360) 725-2327

Preproposal notice filed as WSR 15-17-110
Proposed rules filed as WSR 15-21-100
Hearing Date: November 24, 2015

 

 

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