PDFWAC 110-03-0220

Challenges to validity of DCYF rules.

(1) Neither an ALJ nor a review judge may decide that a DCYF rule is invalid or unenforceable. Only a superior or appellate court may decide this issue.
(2) If the validity of a DCYF rule is raised during the hearing, the ALJ or review judge may allow evidence and argument for later court review.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 34.05.220, 43.216.020, and 43.216.065. WSR 20-02-031, § 110-03-0220, filed 12/19/19, effective 1/19/20.]