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WAC 388-06-0170

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Will a criminal conviction permanently prohibit me from being licensed, contracted, or authorized to have unsupervised access to children or to individuals with developmental disability?

(1) There are convictions for certain crimes that will permanently prohibit you from being licensed, contracted, or authorized to have unsupervised access to children or to individuals with developmental disability. Those felony convictions are as follows:
(a) Child abuse and/or neglect;
(b) Spousal abuse;
(c) A crime against a child (including child pornography);
(d) A crime involving violence (including rape, sexual assault, or homicide but not including other physical assault); or
(e) Any federal or out-of-state conviction for an offense that under the laws of this state would disqualify you from having unsupervised access to children or individuals with developmental disabilities in any home or facility.
(2) If you are convicted of one of the crimes listed in WAC 388-06-0170 (1)(a) through (e) you will not be able to:
(a) Receive a license to provide care to children;
(b) Be approved for adoption of a child;
(c) Be a contractor;
(d) Be employed by a licensed agency or contractor, if you will have unsupervised access to children or to individuals with a developmental disability;
(e) Volunteer or participate as an intern in a home or facility that offers care to children or to individuals with a developmental disability; or
(f) Provide any type of care to children or to individuals with a developmental disability, if the care is funded by the state.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 01-18-025, ยง 388-06-0170, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.]