WSR 00-06-040

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Children's Administration)

[ Filed February 28, 2000, 2:42 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: February 28, 2000.

Purpose: The purpose of this revision is to update and clarify rules for family home day care providers to ensure safe, healthy, quality care to the children of Washington state, per RCW 74.15.030.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-155-010, 388-155-020, 388-155-070, 388-155-098, 388-155-100, 388-155-110, 388-155-120, 388-155-130, 388-155-140, 388-155-150, 388-155-165, 388-155-170, 388-155-180, 388-155-200, 388-155-220, 388-155-230, 388-155-240, 388-155-250, 388-155-270, 388-155-280, 388-155-290, 388-155-295, 388-155-310, 388-155-320, 388-155-340, 388-155-350, 388-155-360, 388-155-390, 388-155-400, 388-155-410, 388-155-430, 388-155-440, 388-155-450, 388-155-460, 388-155-470, 388-155-490, 388-155-500 and 388-155-600; and repealing WAC 388-155-210 and 388-155-260.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.15.030.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-24-028 on November 23, 1999.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: WAC 388-155-010(2), definitions corrected -- HIS should be Indian Health Service. WAC 388-155-410, change to "the licensee must, in consultation with the parent, establish a plan to provide social service resources and training designed to meet the social and cultural needs of such children." WAC 388-155-270, add "placing infants on their backs each time for sleep."

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 38, Repealed 2.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 38, Repealed 2. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

February 28, 2000

Marie Myerchin-Redifer, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Reviser's note: The material contained in this filing exceeded the page-count limitations of WAC 1-21-040 for appearance in this issue of the Register. It will appear in the 00-07 issue of the Register.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office