WSR 19-16-077
[Filed July 31, 2019, 2:53 p.m.]
Following is the department of children, youth, and families (DCYF) semi-annual rule-making agenda for July 1 through December 31, 2019. This agenda will be published in the Washington State Register as required in RCW 34.05.314 and distributed to interested parties. It is also available on the DCYF internet page.
This report represents DCYF rules under development at this time. There may be additional rule-making activities needed to meet legislative actions, comply with federal mandates, or meet unforeseen circumstances.
Semi-Annual Rule-Making Agenda
July 1 – December 31, 2019
WAC Sections
Subject Matter
CR-101 Filings
CR-102 or CR-105 Filings
CR-103E Filings
Administrative hearings: Creating new rules regarding informal dispute resolution between DCYF and other person or entities. This chapter supplements chapter 43.216 RCW, the Administrative Procedure Act, chapter 34.05 RCW and the model rule of procedure adopted by the office of administrative hearings, chapter 10-08 WAC.
WSR 18-21-127
Filed 10/18/18
WSR 15-15-108 [19-15-108]
Filed 7/22/19
Children['s] administration background checks: Amending rules to implement chapter 9.97 RCW which includes certificates of restoration of opportunities.
WSR 19-16-057
Filed 7/30/19
110-04 and 110-145
Children['s] administration background checks: Amending rules for group care facilities to align with recent changes in federal legislation regarding fingerprint requirements.
WSR 18-21-125
Filed 10/18/18
WSR 19-12-022
Filed 5/28/19
Working connections and seasonal child care:Amending WAC to align with DCYF's administrative hearing rules chapter 110-03 WAC.
WSR 19-15-076
Filed 7/17/19
Working connections and seasonal child care:Updating rules as necessary to allow for a partial day monthly child care subsidy rate.
Family, friend, and neighbor child care: Amending rules tocomply with new child care and development fund requirements for receipt of grant monies embodied in the 2014 Child Care and Development Block Grant Act reauthorization and supporting rules.
WSR 19-08-041
Filed 3/28/19
WSR 19-15-156
Filed 7/24/19
Family reconciliation services (FRS): Amending rules to createflexibility and consistency with other child welfare programs with respect to the age a child can receive FRS.
WSR 19-16-042
Filed 7/29/19
Foster care rate assessment: Amending rules to allow for limited exceptions in the best interests of the child in the timing of foster care rate reassessment; to clarify who can conduct the foster care rate review; and to clarify that Washington state rates may be paid for a child placed in a new placement in another state if paying Washington state rates is in the best interests of the child.
WSR 19-11-059
Filed 5/14/19
Brenda needs to file
Foster care licensing: Implementing new national licensing standards.
WSR 19-16-056
Filed 7/30/19
110-300 and 110-305
Child care licensing: Implementing chapter 362, Laws of 2019 (immunizations and immunization records) and Directive of the Governor 19-05 (professional development requirements for certain individuals hired or promoted by a child care center); amending training requirements to fully comply with the reauthorized Child Care and Development Block Grant Act and related federal rules; and revising sanitation standards nondiscrimination requirements as requested by stakeholders.
WSR 19-13-015 Filed 6/7/19
Child care licensing: Aligning school-age child care licensing rules with chapter 110-300 WAC.
110-400 (170-400)
Early support for infants and toddlers program: Amending rules to ensure the program complies with federal requirements and clearly articulate how the program is administered.
WSR 18-04-094 Filed 2/6/18
WSR 19-16-066
Filed 7/30/19
Early childhood education and assistance program: Amending rules to implement Laws of 2019 that modify requirements related to enrollment of children in the early childhood education and assistance program.
WSR 19-12-014 Filed 5/24/19
Juvenile rehabilitation: Amending the rule relating to residential disciplinary standards as required by SSB 5815 (effective July 28, 2019), which directs DCYF to adopt and implement rules based on empirically validated best practices to appropriately address offenses involving unlawful use or possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use or possession of alcohol committed by individuals placed in juvenile community facilities.
WSR 19-16-024
Filed 7/26/19
WSR 19-16-023
Filed 7/26/19
All DCYF rules: Making necessary housekeeping changes after the decodification of department of social and health services children's administration and juvenile rehabilitation and department of early learning rules recodified in Title 110 WAC.
Brenda Villarreal
Rules Coordinator