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Rule Title/Subject Contact Person Washington State Register Citations
WAC 388-436-0015, 0020 and 0030

These changes are being proposed to ensure that CEAP operates as a program of last resort. Failing to refer applicants to more appropriate benefit programs may cause CEAP funds to deplete sooner than desired.
Kerry Judge
(360) 725-4630
Preproposals filed as WSR 10-16-149 & 10-01-161
Proposed rules filed as WSR 10-19-132
Hearing date: December 21, 2010
Earliest adoption date: December 22, 2010
WAC 388-400-0040, 0045; 388-424-0020, 0025; 388-489-0025

These changes are needed to reduce general fund expenditures on DSHS programs to stay within budget limits.
John Camp
(360) 725-4616
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 10-19-135
Proposed rules filed as WSR 10-23-109
Hearing date: December 21, 2010
Earliest adoption date: December 22, 2010
WAC 388-406-0030 and 388-490-0005

The rule changes will clarify when the department can allow clients more time to provide information needed to determine eligibility for benefits.
Bob Thibodeau
(360) 725-4634
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 10-16-151
Proposed rule filed as WSR 10-23-108
Hearing date: December 21, 2010
Earliest adoption date: December 22, 2010
WAC 388-418-0005

How will I know what changes I must report?
Holly St. John
(360) 725-4895
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 10-18-104
Proposed rule filed as WSR 10-23-107
Hearing date: December 21, 2010
Earliest adoption date: December 22, 2010

Contact the DSHS Rules Coordinator to:

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