Wash. Admin. Code § 110-06-0046 - Requirements for license-exempt in-home/relative providers
Current through Register Vol. 21-18, September 15, 2021
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Requirements for license-exempt in-home/relative providers.
(1) The background check process must be completed for:
(a) All license-exempt in-home/relative providers who apply to care for a WCCC consumer's child; and
(b) Any individual sixteen years of age or older who is residing with a license-exempt in-home/relative provider when the provider cares for the child in the provider's own home where the child does not reside.
(2) Additional background checks must be completed for individuals listed in subsection (1)(a) and (b) of this section when an individual sixteen years of age or older is newly residing with a license-exempt in-home/relative provider when the provider cares for the child in the provider's own home where the child does not reside.
(3) The background check process for license-exempt in-home/relative providers requires:
(a) Submitting a completed background check application; and
(b) Completing the required fingerprint process.
(4) Each subject individual completing the DCYF background check process must disclose:
(a) Whether he or she has been convicted of any crime;
(b) Whether he or she has any pending criminal charges; and
(c) Whether he or she has been subject to any negative actions, as defined by WAC 110-06-0020.
(5) A subject individual must not have unsupervised access to children in care unless he or she has obtained DCYF background check clearance authorization under this chapter.
(6) A subject individual who has been disqualified by DCYF must not be present on the premises when early learning services are provided to children.
(7) DCYF pays for the cost of the background check process. The fees include:
(a) Fingerprint process fees as defined by the Washington state patrol, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the DCYF fingerprint contractor; and
(b) The DCYF administrative fee.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.216.055, 43.216.065, chapter 43.216 RCW and 42 U.S.C. 9858 et seq.; 45 C.F.R. Part 98. WSR 19-01-111, § 110-06-0046, filed 12/18/18, effective 1/18/19.]