This section applies to all subject individuals other than in-home/relative providers.
(1) Subject individuals must pay for the cost of the background check process. The fees include:
(a) Fingerprint process fees as defined by WSP, FBI, DSHS, and the DCYF fingerprint contractor; and
(b) The DCYF administrative fee of $12.00.
(2) DCYF administrative fee payments may be paid by:
(a) Debit or credit card;
(b) Mailing a personal check, cashier's check, or money order to:
Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF)
P.O. Box 40971
Olympia, WA 98504-0971; or
(c) Electronic funds transfer that does not involve a debit or credit card. For purposes of this section, "electronic funds transfer" means an online system that allows for the secure transfer of money from one bank account to an account designated by DCYF.
(3) The department will not issue background check authorizations to subject individuals who fail to pay the required fees in subsection (1) of this section.
(4) A processing fee of $25 will be charged by DCYF for any check, money order, or electronic funds transfer that is reported as not having sufficient funds.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832
, and 43.216.271
. WSR 22-10-022, § 110-06-0044, filed 4/25/22, effective 5/26/22. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.216.055
, chapter 43.216
RCW and 42 U.S.C. 9858 et seq.; 45 C.F.R. Part 98. WSR 19-01-111, § 110-06-0044, filed 12/18/18, effective 1/18/19. WSR 18-14-078, recodified as § 110-06-0044, filed 6/29/18, effective 7/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.200
, chapter 43.215
RCW, and 2011 c 295. WSR 12-12-040, § 170-06-0044, filed 5/30/12, effective 7/1/12.]