(1) The individual may request an administrative hearing to challenge a preliminary finding made by the department.
(2) The request must be made in writing to the office of administrative hearings.
(3) The office of administrative hearings must receive the individual's written request for an administrative hearing within thirty calendar days of the date written on the notice of the preliminary finding.
(4) The written request for a hearing must include:
(a) The individual's full legal name, current mailing address and the telephone number;
(b) A brief explanation of why the individual disagrees with the preliminary finding;
(c) A description of any assistance needed in the administrative appeal process by the individual, including a foreign or sign language interpreter or any reasonable accommodation for a disability; and
(d) The individual's signature.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.20 RCW. 10-03-066, § 388-78A-3430, filed 1/15/10, effective 2/15/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.20.090 and chapters 18.20 and 74.34 RCW. 08-05-099, § 388-78A-3430, filed 2/15/08, effective 3/17/08.]