WSR 13-08-064

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Children's Administration)

[ Filed April 1, 2013, 12:32 p.m. , effective May 2, 2013 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: To ensure accuracy and update child care rates. The current statewide rate structure (infant, toddler, preschool, and school age) is now under department of early learning collective bargaining agreement between the state of Washington and Service Employees International Union 925.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-165-180 and 388-165-185.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.12.340, 74.04.050, 74.04.055, and 74.08.090.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 13-04-006 on January 24, 2013.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: March 20, 2013.

Katherine I. Vasquez

Rules Coordinator

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 99-22-011, filed 10/22/99, effective 11/22/99)

WAC 388-165-180   What are the maximum child care subsidy rates DSHS pays for child care in a licensed or certified child care center?   ((DSHS pays directly to a licensed or certified child care center, whichever is less:

(1) The provider's usual rate for that child; or

(2) The DSHS maximum child care subsidy rate for that child as listed in the following table.))


((DSHS Maximum Child Care Subsidy Rate for

Licensed Child Care Centers))

(( Infants

(Birth - 11 mos.)

Toddlers

(12 - 29

mos.)

Preschool

(30 mos. - 5 years)

School-age

(5 - 12

years)

Region 1 Full-Day

Half-Day

$22.73

$11.36

$19.85

$9.93

$18.00

$9.00

$16.70

$8.35

Region 2 Full-Day

Half-Day

$23.18

$11.59

$20.45

$10.23

$17.75

$8.88

$16.82

$8.41

Region 3 Full-Day

Half-Day

$30.18

$15.09

$26.00

$13.00

$22.00

$11.00

$19.77

$9.89

Region 4 Full-Day

Half-Day

$37.80

$18.90

$29.55

$14.77

$26.14

$13.07

$23.40

$11.70

Region 5 Full-Day

Half-Day

$25.82

$12.91

$22.18

$11.09

$19.45

$9.73

$17.50

$8.75

Region 6 Full-Day Half-Day $25.59

$12.80

$22.73

$11.36

$20.00

$10.00

$20.00

$10.00))

(((3) The maximum rate paid for a five year old child is:

(a) The preschool rate for a child who has not entered kindergarten; or

(b) The school-age rate for a child who has entered kindergarten)) DSHS maximum child care subsidy rates for licensed child care centers are located on the Washington state child care resource & referral network website at: http://wa.childcareaware.org.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.12.340, 74.04.050, 74.04.055 and 74.08.090. 99-22-011, 388-165-180, filed 10/22/99, effective 11/22/99.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 99-22-011, filed 10/22/99, effective 11/22/99)

WAC 388-165-185   What are the maximum child care subsidy rates DSHS pays for child care in a licensed or certified family child care home?   ((DSHS pays directly to a licensed or certified family child care provider, whichever is less:

(1) The provider's usual rate for that child; or

(2) The DSHS maximum child care subsidy rate for that child as listed in the following table.))


((DSHS Maximum Child Care Subsidy Rate for

Licensed Family Child Care Homes))


(( Infants (Birth - 11 mos.) Toddlers

(12 - 29 mos.)

Preschool

(30 mos. - 5

years)

School-age

(5 - 12 years)

Region 1 Full-Day

Half-Day

$19.00

$9.50

$17.60

$8.80

$17.00

$8.50

$15.00

$7.50

Region 2 Full-Day

Half-Day

$18.00

$9.00

$18.00

$9.00

$16.00

$8.00

$15.00

$7.50

Region 3 Full-Day

Half-Day

$28.00

$14.00

$24.00

$12.00

$22.00

$11.00

$20.00

$10.00

Region 4 Full-Day

Half-Day

$30.00

$15.00

$27.27

$13.64

$25.00

$12.50

$22.50

$11.25

Region 5 Full-Day

Half-Day

$21.00

$10.50

$20.00

$10.00

$19.00

$9.50

$17.00

$8.50

Region 6 Full-Day

Half-Day

$20.50

$10.25

$20.00

$10.00

$18.00

$9.00

$17.00

$8.50))

(((3) The maximum rate paid for a five year old child is:

(a) The preschool rate for a child who has not entered kindergarten; or

(b) The school-age rate for a child who has entered kindergarten)) DSHS maximum child care subsidy rates for licensed or certified family child care homes are located on the Washington state child care resource & referral network website at: http://wa.childcareaware.org.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.12.340, 74.04.050, 74.04.055 and 74.08.090. 99-22-011, 388-165-185, filed 10/22/99, effective 11/22/99.]