(1) The DCFS regional administrator or the regional administrator's designee may grant exceptions to the one hundred eight-day limit on voluntary placements only:
(a) If the department conducts an administrative review fulfilling the requirements of Title 42, United States Code (U.S.C.), chapter 675, section 475, and the review chairperson recommends continuation of voluntary placement; and
(b) If a specific date within six months is scheduled for the child to return home; or
(c) The child is seventeen years of age or older.
(2) Exceptions which cause the child to remain in care for longer than twelve months require a court review hearing that meets the dispositional and permanency plan hearing requirements of 42 U.S.C. 675, section 475.
[WSR 18-14-078, recodified as § 110-50-0090, filed 6/29/18, effective 7/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.13.031
. WSR 01-08-047, § 388-25-0060, filed 3/30/01, effective 4/30/01.]