PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES
[Filed March 28, 2019, 11:31 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Background check requirements for early learning programs, chapter 110-06 WAC.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 43.216
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Ensure compliance with federal fingerprint based background check requirements for individuals who are licensed early learning providers.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The United States Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Care, administers the federal child care development fund (CCDF) and ensures that Washington and all other states receiving CCDF appropriations comply with federal requirements. The department of children, youth, and families (DCYF) submits a CCDF plan every three years to the Office of Child Care that serves as a grant application and describes how DCYF will comply with federal CCDF participation requirements. DCYF engages in any necessary rule making to implement the plan once it is approved.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making; and collaborative.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Chris Parvin, P.O. Box 40975, Olympia, WA 98504-0975, phone 360-407-5501, email email@example.com, web site dcyf.wa.gov.
March 28, 2019