WSR 16-01-152
(Economic Services Administration)
[Filed December 21, 2015, 12:37 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: To amend WAC 388-454-0006 The department makes background checks on adults who are acting in place of a parent without court-ordered custody, and other related rules as may be required.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, and 74.08.090.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To update WAC references in WAC 388-454-0006 to align with current children's administration rules on criminal background checks.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: DSHS welcomes the public to take part in developing the rules. Anyone interested should contact the staff person identified below. At a later date, DSHS will file a proposal with the office of the code reviser with a notice of proposed rule making. A copy of the proposal will be sent to everyone on the mailing list and to anyone who requests a copy.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Olga Walker, Program Manager, Community Services Division, P.O. Box 45470, Olympia, WA 98504-5470, phone (360) 725-4641, fax (360) 725-4905, e-mail
December 21, 2015
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator