Wash. Admin. Code § 388-891A-0210 - What happens after I submit a request for an exception to a rule?

(1) After receiving your request for an exception to a rule, the DVR director or designee decides whether to approve the request based on:
(a) The impact of the exception on accountability, efficiency, choice, satisfaction, and quality of services;
(b) The degree to which your request varies from the WAC; and
(c) Whether the rule or condition is a federal regulation that must not be waived.
(2) The DVR director or designee responds to the request for an exception within ten working days of receiving the request.
(a) If the request is approved, the DVR director or designee provides a written approval that includes:
(i) The specific WAC for which the exception is approved;
(ii) Any conditions of approval; and
(iii) Duration of the exception.
(b) If the request is denied, the DVR director or designee will provide a written explanation of the reasons for the denial.
(3) The DVR director or designee makes the final decision on all requests for exceptions to a rule, as described in WAC 388-440-0001.


Wash. Admin. Code § 388-891A-0210
Adopted by WSR 18-12-035, Filed 5/29/2018, effective 6/30/2018

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