November 27, 2018

Scheduled Hearing Dates: 
November 27, 2018 10:00am

Rule-Making Hearing Docket

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Rule Title/Subject Contact Person Washington State Register Citations

WAC 388-408-0025

The department is proposing to amend WAC 388-408-0025 to disregard the relationship between siblings and half-siblings, when the adult applying for a child-only grant has no legal responsibility for the child(ren).

Patrick Budde
(360) 725-4769
Preproposal filed as WSR 18-17-147
Proposed rules filed as WSR 18-21-176
Hearing Date: November 27, 2018

WAC 388-71-0548

The purpose for adding this new overpayment section for individual providers to chapter 388-71 WAC is to define the circumstances in which an Individual Provider is subject to an overpayment, clarify the department’s authority to collect an overpayment, clarify an Individual Provider’s right to an administrative hearing when they receive an overpayment notice, and provide information about how an Individual Provider requests an administrative hearing related to an overpayment.

Stacy Graff
(360) 725-2533
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 17-17-074
Proposed rules filed as WSR 18-21-150
Hearing Date: November 27, 2018

WAC 388-492-0070

The proposed amendment will clarify WAC language to align with the requirements of the Washington Application Demonstration Project (WASHCAP).

Holly St. John
(360) 725-4895
Preproposal filed as WSR 18-05-077
Proposed rules filed as WSR 18-21-142
Hearing Date: November 27, 2018

WACs 388-412-0046, 446-0015

Changes proposed under this filing will amend WAC 388-446-0015 to align with federal regulations specifying administrative law judges’ jurisdiction over administrative disqualification hearings for intentional program violations of the basic food and food assistance programs and WAC 388-412-0046 to align with federal regulations specifying what is considered misuse of basic food benefits. The text has been amended from the previous CR-102 filed as WSR 18-13-079 by the addition of WAC 388-412-0046.

Ezra Paskus
(360) 725-4611
Preproposal filed as WSR 18-08-004
Proposed rules filed as WSR 18-21-121
Hearing Date: November 27, 2018

WAC 388-78A-2190

The department is amending WAC 388-78A-2190 to assure compliance with SHB 1671 (Chapter 201, Laws of 2017), which requires the term “medication assistance” to be added to the “activities of daily living” which currently includes bathing, dressing, eating, personal hygiene, transferring, toileting, and ambulation and mobility. This notice is to announce a second public hearing on these proposed rules for November 27, 2018. This notice also extends the written comment deadline to 5:00 pm on November 27, 2018.

Jeanette Childress
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 17-18-085
Proposed rules filed as WSR 18-21-098
Hearing Date: November 27, 2018

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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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