WSR 23-03-017
[Filed January 6, 2023, 2:10 p.m.]
Following is the department of children, youth, and families (DCYF) semi-annual rule-making agenda for July 1 through December 31, 2022 [January 1 through June 30, 2023]. 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 rule-making web page.
This agenda represents DCYF rule making that is anticipated or under development at this time. There may be additional rule-making activities needed to implement legislative actions, comply with federal mandates, or meet unforeseen circumstances.
Semi-Annual Rule-Making Agenda
January 1 - June 30, 2023
WAC Sections
Subject Matter
CR-101 Filings
CR-102 or CR-105 Filings
CR-103E Filings
Chapter 110-15
Working Connections and Seasonal Child Care: Developing rules to implement trauma-informed care supports as authorized for child care providers by chapter 199, Laws of 2021.
Chapter 110-15
Working Connections and Seasonal Child Care: DCYF expects to codify in rules collective bargaining agreements between DCYF and SEIU Local 925 representing child cares, provided the collective bargaining agreement is ratified and funded by the 2023 legislature.
Working Connections and Seasonal Child Care: Amending rules for the dual-language rate enhancements for eligible child care providers.
WSR 22-22-099
Filed 11/2/22
Chapter 110-50
Child Welfare: Amending the types of cases referred to division of child support to revise conditions under which child support is not collected.
WSR 22-04-056
Filed 1/27/22
WSR 22-03-093
Filed 11/16/22
WSR 22-18-061
Filed 9/1/22
Chapter 110-110
Indian Child Welfare Services: Amending rules to align with the state and federal Indian Child Welfare Acts codified at chapter 13.38 RCW and 25 U.S.C. Chapter 21 respectively. This rule making addresses issues identified in the court's opinion in the Matter of Dependency of Z.J.G., 196 Wn.2d 152, 471 P.3d 853 (2020).
Licensing - Foster Care: Amendments to medication storage requirements are anticipated.
Chapter 110-300
Licensing - Early Learning Child Care: Amending rules to better clarify emergency exit requirements, update immunization requirements necessary to align chapter 110-300 WAC with the department of health's rules, and make other technical corrections.
WSR 21-15-060
Filed 2/16/21
WSR 22-24-069
Filed 12/2/22
Chapters 110-300 and 110-16
Licensing - Early Learning Child Care and Working Connections and Seasonal Child Care Programs: Amending rules to expand the viability of dual licenses to provide foster care and child care in a family home.
WSR 22-09-054
Filed 4/8/22
Chapter 110-302
Licensing - Outdoor Nature-Based Programs: Developing rules to set foundational standards for licensed outdoor nature-based early learning programs.
WSR 21-12-013
Filed 5/20/21
WSR 22-23-072
Filed 11/10/22
Chapter 110-425
Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP): Amending rules to implement section 204, chapter 199, Laws of 2021, (eligibility for three- to five-year-old children who are not age eligible for kindergarten); section 205 (early ECEAP entry), section 206 (enrollment), and section 403 (eligibility for birth to three ECEAP).
WSR 22-10-040
Filed 4/27/22
Brenda Villarreal
Rules Coordinator