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Chapter 388-06 WAC

Last Update: 2/10/15

BACKGROUND CHECKS

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ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-DAY PROVISIONAL HIRE—PENDING FBI BACKGROUND CHECK RESULTS
What is the purpose of this chapter?
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?
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 Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15.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 Repealed by WSR 15-03-070, filed 1/15/15, effective 2/15/15.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.
388-06-0600
Must the DSHS secretary or designee conduct background checks on all employees in covered positions and applicants under consideration for a covered position? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 43.20A.710, and 2007 c 387. WSR 09-03-003, § 388-06-0600, filed 1/8/09, effective 2/8/09.] Repealed by WSR 15-05-030, filed 2/10/15, effective 3/13/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 43.20A.710 and 43.43.837.
388-06-0605
What is a covered position? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 43.20A.710, and 2007 c 387. WSR 09-03-003, § 388-06-0605, filed 1/8/09, effective 2/8/09.] Repealed by WSR 15-05-030, filed 2/10/15, effective 3/13/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 43.20A.710 and 43.43.837.
388-06-0610
Who are vulnerable adults, juveniles or children? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 43.20A.710, and 2007 c 387. WSR 09-03-003, § 388-06-0610, filed 1/8/09, effective 2/8/09.] Repealed by WSR 15-05-030, filed 2/10/15, effective 3/13/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 43.20A.710 and 43.43.837.
388-06-0615
What is unsupervised access? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 43.20A.710, and 2007 c 387. WSR 09-03-003, § 388-06-0615, filed 1/8/09, effective 2/8/09.] Repealed by WSR 15-05-030, filed 2/10/15, effective 3/13/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 43.20A.710 and 43.43.837.
388-06-0620
What information is considered in a background check conducted by DSHS and what are the results of the background check used for? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 43.20A.710, and 2007 c 387. WSR 09-03-003, § 388-06-0620, filed 1/8/09, effective 2/8/09.] Repealed by WSR 15-05-030, filed 2/10/15, effective 3/13/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 43.20A.710 and 43.43.837.
388-06-0625
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? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 43.20A.710, and 2007 c 387. WSR 09-03-003, § 388-06-0625, filed 1/8/09, effective 2/8/09.] Repealed by WSR 15-05-030, filed 2/10/15, effective 3/13/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 43.20A.710 and 43.43.837.
388-06-0630
What happens when a permanent DSHS employee is disqualified because of a background check or failure to authorize a background check? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 43.20A.710, and 2007 c 387. WSR 09-03-003, § 388-06-0630, filed 1/8/09, effective 2/8/09.] Repealed by WSR 15-05-030, filed 2/10/15, effective 3/13/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, RCW 43.20A.710 and 43.43.837.
388-06-0635
What are the DSHS secretary's responsibilities in carrying out the requirements to conduct background checks? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 43.20A.710, and 2007 c 387. WSR 09-03-003, § 388-06-0635, filed 1/8/09, effective 2/8/09.] Repealed by WSR 15-05-030, filed 2/10/15, effective 3/13/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, RCW 43.20A.710 and 43.43.837.
388-06-0640
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? [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 43.20A.710, and 2007 c 387. WSR 09-03-003, § 388-06-0640, filed 1/8/09, effective 2/8/09.] Repealed by WSR 15-05-030, filed 2/10/15, effective 3/13/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.43.832, 43.20A.710 and 43.43.837.