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Rule Title/Subject Contact Person Washington State Register Citations

WAC 388-436-0002

The department is proposing these amendments to increase Additional Requirements for Emergent Needs (AREN) issuances from a $750.00 maximum lifetime limit to a $750.00 maximum in a twelve month period.

Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 14-09-112
Proposed rules filed as WSR 14-14-117
Hearing date: August 5, 2014

WAC 388-160-0265

These amendments establish notification requirements for licensed shelters and organizations for the safety of youth served. RCW 13.32A.082 was changed requiring staff to contact parents within 72 hours of a youth coming to a shelter without parental permission, unless there are compelling reasons.

Brenda Villarreal
(360) 902-7956
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 13-15-107
Proposed rules filed as WSR 14-14-116
Hearing date: August 5, 2014

WAC 388-444-0030, 0040

The department is proposing these rules to extend the date for which the ABAWD Waiver applies, as well as to clarify the verbiage of Workfare as related to work requirements for ABAWDs.

Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 14-04-128
Proposed rules filed as WSR 14-14-115
Hearing date: August 5, 2014

Chapter 388-107 WAC

The department is proposing these rules as a result of Third Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5034. These rules will provide licensing requirements for enhanced services facilities, adding new sections to chapter to 388-107 WAC.

Lisa Yanagida
(360) 725-2489
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 14-03-26
Proposed rules filed as WSR 14-12-081
Hearing date: August 5, 2014

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