WSR 05-07-141

PERMANENT RULES

WASHINGTON STATE PATROL


[ Filed March 23, 2005, 8:12 a.m. , effective April 23, 2005 ]


Purpose: The purpose is to increase the background check fees charged to school district employees, certifications, and contractual employees to coincide with an amendment proposal for WAC 446-20-600 Fees. This amendment will also increase the amount reimbursed to the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction from $10.00 to $11.00.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 446-20-610.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.43.830 - 43.43.845.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-03-036 on January 10, 2005.

A final cost-benefit analysis is available by contacting Ms. Joan Smith, P.O. Box 42633, phone (360) 570-5230, fax (360) 570-5274, e-mail Joan.Smith@wsp.wa.gov.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: March 23, 2005.

John R. Batiste

Chief

OTS-7633.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-19-039, filed 9/11/98, effective 10/12/98)

WAC 446-20-610   Superintendent of public instruction -- Prospective educational employees -- Fees.   (1) In addition to the state search, an FBI search is required for requests submitted under chapter 28A.410 RCW. ((Two)) One fingerprint card((s are)) is required to be submitted to the Washington state patrol identification and criminal history section.

(2) Appropriate nonrefundable fees are to be charged and made payable to the Washington state patrol for searches conducted under chapter 28A.410 RCW as follows:

(a) The fee for the state search is ((fifteen)) twenty dollars for school district employees.

(b) The fee for the state search is ((twenty-five)) thirty dollars for persons applying for their certification or for contractual employees.

(c) The fee for the FBI search is twenty-four dollars.

(d) In addition, ((a ten-dollar)) an eleven-dollar processing fee will be charged for each fingerprint background check processed under chapter 28A.410 RCW. The Washington state patrol will reimburse the superintendent of public instruction ((ten)) eleven dollars for each fingerprint background check processed under this chapter for applicants who are certificated, contractual or classified.

(3) Prospective employees hired by the superintendent of public instruction, educational service districts, school districts and/or their contractors shall pay the appropriate fees for state and federal fingerprint checks conducted under chapter 28A.410 RCW.

(4) Fees are to be deposited in the Washington state patrol fingerprint identification account.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.830 - [43.43.]845 and 1998 c 346. 98-19-039, 446-20-610, filed 9/11/98, effective 10/12/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.830 - [43.43.]845, chapters 10.97, 28A.400 and 74.15 RCW. 96-18-017, 446-20-610, filed 8/26/96, effective 9/26/96.]

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