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In-home/relative providers—Background checks—Reasons and notification.

(1) DSHS requires background checks to:
(a) Help safeguard the health, safety, and well-being of children;
(b) Reduce the possible risk of harm from persons who have been convicted or have charges pending of certain crimes having access to WCCC children; and
(c) Help consumers make informed decisions about individuals who have access to their children.
(2) DSHS notifies the WCCC consumer, after receiving the results of the background checks, if the consumer's chosen provider is an eligible provider under the WCCC rules.
(3) DSHS also notifies the consumer of the following results from the completed background checks:
(a) No background information is found given current sources of information;
(b) Background information is found, but the information will not disqualify the individual being checked; or
(c) Background information is found that disqualifies the individual being checked.
[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, § 170-290-0145, filed 10/28/09, effective 12/1/09. WSR 08-08-047, recodified as § 170-290-0145, 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, § 388-290-0145, 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, § 388-290-0145, 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, § 388-290-0145, filed 12/19/01, effective 1/19/02.]
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