PDFWAC 110-06-0045

Background checks for minor individuals under 16 years of age.

(1) All agencies, licensees, and certified facilities must possess a copy of background check authorizations for minor subject individuals who work or reside at the licensed or certified agency. The requirements described in this subsection apply to minor subject individuals who are:
(a) Fourteen through 15 years of age, before the date they begin working for a licensed or certified child care; or
(b) Thirteen through 15 years of age on or before the date they begin or continue to reside in a licensed or certified family home child care. Subject individuals who are 13 through 15 years of age and who begin to reside in a licensed or certified facility after their 13th birthday, must complete the required DCYF minor individual background check application process within seven days after moving into the licensed family home child care.
(2) Subject individuals identified in subsection (1)(a) or (b) of this section must not have unsupervised access to children receiving early learning services.
(3) Background check applications for minor subject individuals must be signed by them and their parent or guardian.
(4) Minor subject individuals' character, suitability, and competence determinations will be made pursuant to the requirements described in this chapter.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832(2), 43.216.065, and 43.216.271. WSR 22-10-022, § 110-06-0045, filed 4/25/22, effective 5/26/22. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.216.055, 43.216.065, chapter 43.216 RCW and 42 U.S.C. 9858 et seq.; 45 C.F.R. Part 98. WSR 19-01-111, § 110-06-0045, filed 12/18/18, effective 1/18/19. WSR 18-14-078, recodified as § 110-06-0045, filed 6/29/18, effective 7/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.200, 43.215.205, 43.215.215 through 43.215.218, 43.43.830, 43.43.832, chapter 43.215 and 43.43 RCW, and 2011 c 295. WSR 12-12-040, § 170-06-0045, filed 5/30/12, effective 7/1/12.]