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Chapter 388-06 WAC

Last Update: 1/15/15

BACKGROUND CHECKS

WAC Sections

ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-DAY PROVISIONAL HIRE—PENDING FBI BACKGROUND CHECK RESULTS
What is the purpose of the one hundred twenty-day provisional hire?
What definitions apply to one hundred twenty-day provisional hires?
Who is responsible for approving the one hundred twenty-day provisional hire?
When are individuals eligible for the one hundred twenty-day provisional hire?
When does the one hundred twenty-day provisional hire begin?
Who approves one hundred twenty-day provisional hire extensions?
Are there instances when the one hundred twenty-day provisional hire is not available?
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES EMPLOYEE BACKGROUND CHECKS
Must the DSHS secretary or designee conduct background checks on all employees in covered positions and applicants under consideration for a covered position?
What is a covered position?
Who are vulnerable adults, juveniles or children?
What is unsupervised access?
What information is considered in a background check conducted by DSHS and what are the results of the background check used for?
Must an employee and/or applicant authorize the secretary of the department of social and health services or designee to conduct a background check and what happens if the employee or applicant does not provide authorization?
What happens when a permanent DSHS employee is disqualified because of a background check or failure to authorize a background check?
What are the DSHS secretary's responsibilities in carrying out the requirements to conduct background checks?
Does a DSHS permanent employee who is disqualified from a covered position as a result of a background check have the right to request a review of the disqualification?
BACKGROUND CHECK CENTRAL UNIT
What definitions apply to WAC 388-06-0710 through 388-06-0720?
Who may submit a background check to the background check central unit?
Who receives the results of a background check conducted by the background check central unit?
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS CHAPTER
388-06-0010
What is the purpose of this chapter? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030 and 43.43.837. WSR 14-14-026, § 388-06-0010, filed 6/24/14, effective 7/25/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.39A.055, 74.39A.050, 74.39A.095, 74.39A.260, 43.20A.710, and 43.43.837. WSR 10-16-083, § 388-06-0010, filed 7/30/10, effective 8/30/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 43.20A.710, and 2007 c 387. WSR 09-03-003, § 388-06-0010, filed 1/8/09, effective 2/8/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 01-18-025, § 388-06-0010, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.] Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030, and 43.43.837.
388-06-0020
What definitions apply to WAC 388-06-0100 through 388-06-0260 of this chapter? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030 and 43.43.837. WSR 14-14-026, § 388-06-0020, filed 6/24/14, effective 7/25/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832 and 74.39A.056 as amended by 2012 c 164 and 2012 c 1. WSR 12-21-053, § 388-06-0020, filed 10/15/12, effective 12/25/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.39A.055, 74.39A.050, 74.39A.095, 74.39A.260, 43.20A.710, and 43.43.837. WSR 10-16-083, § 388-06-0020, filed 7/30/10, effective 8/30/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 01-18-025, § 388-06-0020, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.] Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030, and 43.43.837.
388-06-0100
Why are background checks done? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030 and 43.43.837. WSR 14-14-026, § 388-06-0100, filed 6/24/14, effective 7/25/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 01-18-025, § 388-06-0100, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.] Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030, and 43.43.837.
388-06-0110
Who must have background checks? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030 and 43.43.837. WSR 14-14-026, § 388-06-0110, filed 6/24/14, effective 7/25/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832 and 74.39A.056 as amended by 2012 c 164 and 2012 c 1. WSR 12-21-053, § 388-06-0110, filed 10/15/12, effective 12/25/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.39A.055, 74.39A.050, 74.39A.095, 74.39A.260, 43.20A.710, and 43.43.837. WSR 10-16-083, § 388-06-0110, filed 7/30/10, effective 8/30/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 26.33.190, 26.44.030, 74.15.030, 2007 c 387 and Adam Walsh Act of 2006. WSR 09-06-028, § 388-06-0110, filed 2/24/09, effective 3/6/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 01-18-025, § 388-06-0110, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.] Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030, and 43.43.837.
388-06-0115
What are the division of developmental disabilities background check requirements? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832 and 74.39A.056 as amended by 2012 c 164 and 2012 c 1. WSR 12-21-053, § 388-06-0115, filed 10/15/12, effective 12/25/12.] Repealed by WSR 14-14-026, filed 6/24/14, effective 7/25/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030 and 43.43.837.
388-06-0120
Who is not affected by this chapter? [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 01-18-025, § 388-06-0120, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.] Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030, and 43.43.837.
388-06-0130
Does the background check process apply to new and renewal licenses, certification, contracts, and authorizations to have unsupervised access to children? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030 and 43.43.837. WSR 14-14-026, § 388-06-0130, filed 6/24/14, effective 7/25/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832 and 74.39A.056 as amended by 2012 c 164 and 2012 c 1. WSR 12-21-053, § 388-06-0130, filed 10/15/12, effective 12/25/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.39A.055, 74.39A.050, 74.39A.095, 74.39A.260, 43.20A.710, and 43.43.837. WSR 10-16-083, § 388-06-0130, filed 7/30/10, effective 8/30/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 01-18-025, § 388-06-0130, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.] Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030, and 43.43.837.
388-06-0140
What happens if I don't comply with the background check requirement? [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 01-18-025, § 388-06-0140, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.] Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030, and 43.43.837.
388-06-0150
What does the background check cover? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030 and 43.43.837. WSR 14-14-026, § 388-06-0150, filed 6/24/14, effective 7/25/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832 and 74.39A.056 as amended by 2012 c 164 and 2012 c 1. WSR 12-21-053, § 388-06-0150, filed 10/15/12, effective 12/25/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.39A.055, 74.39A.050, 74.39A.095, 74.39A.260, 43.20A.710, and 43.43.837. WSR 10-16-083, § 388-06-0150, filed 7/30/10, effective 8/30/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 26.33.190, 26.44.030, 74.15.030, 2007 c 387 and Adam Walsh Act of 2006. WSR 09-06-028, § 388-06-0150, filed 2/24/09, effective 3/6/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 01-18-025, § 388-06-0150, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.] Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030, and 43.43.837.
388-06-0160
Who pays for the background check? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030 and 43.43.837. WSR 14-14-026, § 388-06-0160, filed 6/24/14, effective 7/25/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.39A.055, 74.39A.050, 74.39A.095, 74.39A.260, 43.20A.710, and 43.43.837. WSR 10-16-083, § 388-06-0160, filed 7/30/10, effective 8/30/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 26.33.190, 26.44.030, 74.15.030, 2007 c 387 and Adam Walsh Act of 2006. WSR 09-06-028, § 388-06-0160, filed 2/24/09, effective 3/6/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 01-18-025, § 388-06-0160, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.] Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030, and 43.43.837.
388-06-0170
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? [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 01-18-025, § 388-06-0170, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.] Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030, and 43.43.837.
388-06-0180
Are there other criminal convictions that will prohibit me from working with children or individuals with a developmental disability? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.39A.055, 74.39A.050, 74.39A.095, 74.39A.260, 43.20A.710, and 43.43.837. WSR 10-16-083, § 388-06-0180, filed 7/30/10, effective 8/30/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 01-18-025, § 388-06-0180, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.] Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030, and 43.43.837.
388-06-0190
If I have a conviction, may I ever have unsupervised access to children? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030 and 43.43.837. WSR 14-14-026, § 388-06-0190, filed 6/24/14, effective 7/25/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 01-18-025, § 388-06-0190, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.] Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030, and 43.43.837.
388-06-0200
Will I be disqualified if there are pending criminal charges on my background check? [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 01-18-025, § 388-06-0200, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.] Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030, and 43.43.837.
388-06-0210
Will you license, contract, or authorize me to have unsupervised access to children if my conviction has been expunged, or vacated from my record or I have been pardoned for a crime? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030 and 43.43.837. WSR 14-14-026, § 388-06-0210, filed 6/24/14, effective 7/25/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 01-18-025, § 388-06-0210, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.] Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030, and 43.43.837.
388-06-0220
How will I know if I have not been disqualified by the background check? [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 01-18-025, § 388-06-0220, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.] Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030, and 43.43.837.
388-06-0230
How will I know if I have been disqualified by the background check? [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 01-18-025, § 388-06-0230, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.] Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030, and 43.43.837.
388-06-0240
What may I do if I disagree with the department's decision to deny me a license, certification, contract, or authorization based on the results of the background check? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030 and 43.43.837. WSR 14-14-026, § 388-06-0240, filed 6/24/14, effective 7/25/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 01-18-025, § 388-06-0240, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.] Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030, and 43.43.837.
388-06-0250
Is the background check information released to my employer or prospective employer? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030 and 43.43.837. WSR 14-14-026, § 388-06-0250, filed 6/24/14, effective 7/25/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.39A.055, 74.39A.050, 74.39A.095, 74.39A.260, 43.20A.710, and 43.43.837. WSR 10-16-083, § 388-06-0250, filed 7/30/10, effective 8/30/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 01-18-025, § 388-06-0250, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.] Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030, and 43.43.837.
388-06-0260
May I receive a copy of my criminal background check results? [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. WSR 01-18-025, § 388-06-0260, filed 8/27/01, effective 10/1/01.] Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 74.15.030, and 43.43.837.