181-88-010 - Purpose and authority

181-88-010. Purpose and authority

(1) The purpose of this chapter is to provide the safest educational environment for children and staff and to implement legislative direction by:

(a) Defining the term "sexual misconduct" for purposes of requiring school districts to forward known information about employee sexual misconduct to prospective school district employers; and

(b) Defining "sexual misconduct," "verbal abuse," and "physical abuse" for purposes of prohibiting school districts from entering into any contract or agreement that has the effect of suppressing information about verbal or physical abuse or sexual misconduct by a present or former employee, or has the effect of expunging such information from employer files.

(2) The authority for this chapter is RCW 28A.400.301.

06-02-051, recodified as § 181-88-010, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.400.301. 04-23-011, § 180-88-010, filed 11/4/04, effective 12/5/04.

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