PDFWAC 110-148-1625

Will you license or continue to license me if I violate licensing requirements?

(1) We may modify, deny, suspend, or revoke your license when:
(a) You do not meet the licensing requirements in this chapter;
(b) You or others in your home may not have unsupervised access to children;
(c) We have determined that you have abused or neglected a child;
(d) You commit, permit, or assist in an illegal act on the premises of a home or facility providing care to children;
(e) You knowingly provide false information to us;
(f) You are unable to manage your property and financial responsibilities; or
(g) You cannot provide for the safety, health, and well-being of the children in your care; or
(h) You cannot or will not support a child's cultural needs including needs based on the child's race, ethnicity, religion, or SOGIE.
(2) We will send you a certified letter telling you of the decision to modify, deny, suspend, or revoke your license. In the letter, we will also tell you what you need to do if you disagree with the decision.
(3) The department has jurisdiction over all foster home licenses and over all holders of and applicants for licenses as provided in RCW 74.15.030(5). This jurisdiction is retained even if you request to withdraw the application, or you surrender or fail to renew your license.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 22-11-091, § 110-148-1625, filed 5/18/22, effective 6/18/22. WSR 18-14-078, recodified as § 110-148-1625, filed 6/29/18, effective 7/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.010, 74.15.030, 74.15.040, 74.15.090, 74.13.031, and P.L. 113-183. WSR 16-17-101, § 388-148-1625, filed 8/19/16, effective 9/19/16. Statutory Authority: Chapters 13.34 and 74.13 RCW, RCW 74.15.030(2), 74.15.311(2), 74.13.032, 13.04.011, 74.13.020, 13.34.030, 74.13.031, 13.34.145, 74.15.311, 74.15.030, and 2013 c 105. WSR 15-01-069, § 388-148-1625, filed 12/11/14, effective 1/11/15.]