SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: The department amended these rules to comply with and to be consistent with Initiative 1163, ESHB 1277 as codified in chapter 70.128 RCW and ESHB 2314. In addition to implementing Initiative 1163, ESHB 1277 and 2314, the department clarified the provision related to disqualifying crimes related to drugs. The department added WAC 388-76-101631 Background checks -- Process -- Washington state name and date of birth background check, 388-76-101632 Background checks -- Process -- National fingerprint background check, 388-76-10166 Background checks -- Household members, noncaregiving and unpaid staff -- Unsupervised access, 388-76-10176 Background checks -- Employment -- Provisional hire -- Pending results of national fingerprint background check, and 388-76-10181 Background checks -- Employment -- Nondisqualifying information.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 388-76-10162; and amending WAC 388-76-10025, 388-76-10120, 388-76-10146, 388-76-10160, 388-76-10161, 388-76-10163, 388-76-10164, 388-76-10165, 388-76-10175, 388-76-10180, 388-76-10200, and 388-76-10955.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 70.128.040.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 12-09-071 on April 17, 2012.
Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: See Reviser's note below.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 5, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 12, Repealed 1.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 5, Amended 12, Repealed 1.
Date Adopted: July 30, 2012.
Katherine I. Vasquez
Reviser's note: The material contained in this filing exceeded the page-count limitations of WAC 1-21-040 for appearance in this issue of the Register. It will appear in the 12-17 issue of the Register.