The following definitions apply to this chapter:
"Assistant secretary" means the assistant secretary of the juvenile rehabilitation administration.
means a group care facility operated for the care of juveniles committed to the department under RCW 13.40.185
. A county detention facility that houses juveniles committed to the department under RCW 13.40.185
pursuant to an interagency agreement with the department is not a community facility.
"Contractor" means a department of social and health services (DSHS)/juvenile rehabilitation administration (JRA) contractor and all employees and all subcontractors of that contractor.
"Department" means the department of social and health services.
"JRA" means the juvenile rehabilitation administration, department of social and health services.
"JRA youth" or "juvenile" means a juvenile offender under the jurisdiction of JRA or a youthful offender under the jurisdiction of the department of corrections who is placed in a JRA facility.
"Limited access" means supervised access to a juvenile(s) that is the result of the person's regularly scheduled activities or work duties.
"Preponderance of the evidence" means a determination by the secretary that the alleged sexual misconduct more likely than not occurred, or an admission of sexual misconduct has been made.
"Program administrator" means institution superintendent, regional administrator, or their designees.
"Reasonable cause" means a reason that would motivate a person of ordinary intelligence under the circumstances to believe that an act of sexual misconduct may have occurred.
"Regular access" means unsupervised access to a juvenile(s), for more than a nominal amount of time, that is the result of the person's regularly scheduled activities or work duties.
"Secretary" means the secretary of the department of social and health services.
"Sexual contact" means any touching of the sexual or other intimate parts of a person done for the purpose of gratifying sexual desire of either party or a third party.
"Sexual intercourse" has its ordinary meaning and:
(1) Occurs upon any penetration, however slight; and
(2) Also means any penetration of the vagina or anus however slight, by an object, when committed on one person by another, whether such persons are of the same or opposite sex, except when such penetration is accomplished for medically recognized treatment or diagnostic purposes; and
(3) Also means any act of sexual contact between persons involving the sex organs of one person and the mouth or anus of another whether such persons are of the same or opposite sex.
"Suspend" means to remove from unsupervised access to any JRA youth.
[WSR 19-14-079, recodified as § 110-700-0005, filed 7/1/19, effective 7/1/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 13.40.570
. WSR 00-24-014, § 388-700-0005, filed 11/27/00, effective 12/28/00.]