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In-home/relative providers—Background checks—Included information and sources.

(1) DSHS obtains background information, at a minimum, from the Washington state patrol under chapter 10.97 RCW and RCW 43.43.830 through 43.43.837 via the background check central unit (BCCU).
(2) The background information includes, at a minimum, criminal convictions and pending charges. Additional sources may include:
(a) Child/adult protective service case information;
(b) Civil judgments, determinations, or disciplinary board final decisions of abuse or neglect;
(c) Other states and federally recognized Indian tribes;
(d) The department of corrections and the courts;
(e) The individual being checked, if he or she self-discloses information; and
(f) Law enforcement records of convictions and pending charges in other states or locations if reports from credible community sources indicate a need to investigate another state's records.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.060, 43.215.070, 43.43.832(6), 2006 c 265, and chapter 43.215 RCW. WSR 09-22-043, § 170-290-0150, filed 10/28/09, effective 12/1/09. WSR 08-08-047, recodified as § 170-290-0150, filed 3/27/08, effective 3/27/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.12.340, 74.13.085, and 2003 1st sp.s. c 25. WSR 04-08-021 and 04-08-134, § 388-290-0150, filed 3/29/04 and 4/7/04, effective 5/28/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.13.085. WSR 02-14-066, § 388-290-0150, filed 6/27/02, effective 7/1/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050 and C.F.R. Parts 98 and 99 (Child Care Development Fund Rules). WSR 02-01-135, § 388-290-0150, filed 12/19/01, effective 1/19/02.]