Chapter 43.215 RCW

DEPARTMENT OF EARLY LEARNING

Sections
GENERAL PROVISIONS
FindingPurpose.
Definitions.
Department createdPrimary duties.
DirectorAppointmentSalary.
DirectorPower and duties.
Advisory committees or councilsTravel expenses.
Federal and state cooperationRulesConstruction.
Policies to support children of incarcerated parents.
Private-public partnership.
Reports to the governor and legislature.
Early learning advisory councilPolicy development and implementationEarly achievers review subcommittee.
Integration with other entities.
Early achievers programQuality rating and improvement system.
Joint select committee on the early achievers program.
Early achievers programParticipation of culturally diverse and low-income center and family home child care providers.
Early achievers programAnnual progress reportMitigation plan for areas not achieving required rating levels.
Community information and involvement planInforming home-based, tribal, and family early learning providers of early achievers program.
Native language development and retentionDual language learningRules.
Core competencies for early care and education professionals and child and youth development professionalsAdoption and implementationUpdating.
Partnership responsibilitiesDepartment's dutiesPartnership's duties.
Reduction of barriers for using local or private funds for early learning opportunities.
Parental notification of report alleging sexual misconduct or abuseNotice of parental rights.
Washington head start program proposalReport.
Home visiting services accountPurposeAdministrationFunding.
Working connections child care programSubsidy requirementsTiered reimbursementsCopayments.
Working connections child care programUnemployment compensation.
Working connections child care programNotification of change in providers.
Working connections child care programStandards and guidelinesDuties of the departmentDuties of the department of social and health services.
Working connections child care programContracted child care slots and vouchers.
Definitions.
Home visitation programsFindingsIntent.
Home visitation programsDefinitions.
Home visitation programsFundingHome visitation services coordination or consolidation plan.
Early start account.
LICENSING
Director's licensing duties.
Licensing standards.
Minimum requirements for licensure.
Fire protectionPowers and duties of chief of the Washington state patrol.
Character, suitability, and competence to provide child care and early learning servicesFingerprint criminal history record checksBackground check clearance card or certificateShared background checks.
Background check clearance registryBackground application form.
Fee for developing and administering individual-based/portable background check clearance registry.
Individual-based/portable background check clearance account.
Licensed day care centersNotice of pesticide use.
Articles of incorporation.
Access to agenciesRecords inspection.
License required.
License fees.
License applicationNonexpiring licensesIssuance, renewal, duration.
License renewal.
Initial licenses.
Probationary licenses.
LicensesDenial, suspension, revocation, modification, nonrenewalProceedingsPenalties.
LicensesDenial, revocation, suspension, or modificationNoticeEffective date of actionAdjudicative proceeding.
Civil finesNoticeAdjudicative proceeding.
Licensure pending compliance with state building code, chapter 19.27 RCWConsultation with local officials.
Adjudicative proceedingsTraining for administrative law judges.
License or certificate suspensionNoncompliance with support orderReissuance.
Actions against agencies.
Unlicensed providersNotification to agencyPenaltyPosting on web site.
Operating without a licensePenalty.
Negotiated rule making.
Negotiated rule makingStatewide unit of family child care licenseesAntitrust immunity, intent.
Minimum licensing requirementsWindow blind pull cords.
ReportingActions against agency licenseesAgencies notified of licensing requirementPosting on web site.
Reporting resignation or termination of individual working in child care agency.
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND ASSISTANCE
Intent.
Definitions.
Admission and funding.
Eligible providersState-funded supportRequirementsData collectionPathway to early childhood education and assistance program.
Advisory committee.
Rules.
Review of applications.
Reports.
State supportPrioritiesProgram funding levels.
Reimbursement of advisory committee expenses.
Authority to solicit gifts, grants, and support.
Early learning programVoluntary preschool opportunitiesProgram standardsPrioritizing programsRules.
Early learning programVoluntary preschool opportunitiesFunding and statewide implementation.
Short title2010 c 231.
FindingsIntentEarly start program.
Findings.
Early intervention servicesBirth-to-threeInteragency coordinating councilConditions and limitations.
Early intervention servicesBirth-to-threeInteragency coordinating councilCoordination with counties and communities.
Early intervention servicesInteragency agreements.
CHILD CARE
Child fatality reviews.
Data collection and program evaluationReports.
Child care servicesDeclaration of policy.
Child care workersFindingsIntent.
Child care provider rules review.
Child care workersCareer and wage ladder.
Child care workersCareer and wage ladderWage increases.
Child day care centers, family day care providersToll-free information number.
Child day care centers, family day care providersRequired postingsDisclosure of complaints.
Child day care centers, family day care providersPublic access to reports and enforcement action notices.
County regulation of family day-care centersTwelve-month pilot projects.
Day care insurance.
Child care providersTiered-reimbursement systemPilot sites.
Child care services.
Child care partnership employer liaison.
Child care expansion grant fund.
Subsidized child care report and assessment.
Child care subsidy fraudReferralCollection of overpayments.
Placement of children ages sixty months through six years.
Outdoor, nature-based early learning and child care programsPilot projectReports.
Child care consultation programCreation, operation, and duties.
TECHNICAL PROVISIONS
Early childhood education and assistance programShort title1985 c 418.
ContingencyEffective date1985 c 418.
Effective date2006 c 265.
Evaluation of department by joint legislative audit and review committee.
ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.
Short title2015 3rd sp.s. c 7.
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