Office of Self-Sufficiency Programs - Notices of Proposed Rulemaking
The Department requests public input on the proposed rule changes described below. Click the links for more information. If you have questions, or if you would like to recieve notices directly by email, please contact the Office of Self-Sufficiency Programs Rules Coordinator by email or at 503-945-6067.
These changes are relating to the start date for some APD medical assistance programs and providing free assistance with Social Security disability applications and appeals for some clients. Written comments may be submitted until Friday, March 04, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. and a public hearing will be held on Thursday, February 25, 2016, at 3 p.m. See the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Hearing for more information.
These changes are relating to the Employment Related Day Care (ERDC) program and include increasing rates for some child care providers; exempting some clients in contracted child care form the ERDC reservation list; and implementing provider incentive payments for star-rated providers. Written comments may be submitted until Friday, February 26, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. and a public hearing will be held on Monday, February 22, 2016, at 11 a.m. See the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Hearing for more information.
These changes implement child care provider rate increases negotiated with the provider unions and funded by the Legislature. Written comments may be submitted until Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. See the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Hearing for more information.
OSSP Rules Advisory Committee:
A Rule Advisory Committee (RAC) must be used prior to giving notice of intent to adopt, amend, or repeal rules in which there are issues that will substantially impact the public. (See DHS-010-012) The purpose of a RAC is to provide an opportunity for stakeholders to participate in the rule development process. The OSSP RAC includes members who represent the interests of persons likely to be affected by proposed rules including client advocates, provider representatives, public policy organizations, and other interested parties. Meetings are open to the public, although participation is limited to members of the OSSP RAC. For more information about RAC meetings, or to become a member of the OSSP RAC, please contact the OSSP RAC Administrator.