WSR 18-21-125
[Filed October 18, 2018, 1:52 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: One hundred twenty day provisional hires.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 43.216 RCW, RCW 74.15.030, P.L. 115-123.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This chapter is being established to include the requirements for one hundred twenty day provisional hires which allows an employee in a group care facility to have unsupervised access to children in the care and custody of the department of children, youth, and families (DCYF) on a provisional basis pending the results of their Federal Bureau of Investigation [background check].
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Not applicable.
Process for Developing New Rule: To the extent practicable, DCYF intends to seek stakeholder and public input during the rule development and drafting process. At a later date, DCYF will file proposed rules, hold a public hearing, and accept written comments before adopting permanent rules.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Chris Parvin, 1310 Jefferson Street, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-407-5501, email
October 18, 2018
Brenda Villarreal
Rules Coordinator