(1) A temporary school bus driver authorization may be issued by the superintendent of public instruction upon application by an authorized representative of the employing school district when the following has been provided:
(a) Verification of successful completion of the school bus driver training course.
(b) Verification that it has on file a copy of a current and valid medical examiner's certificate.
(c) Verification that it has on file an original, current and complete school bus driver's abstract, including departmental actions, of the applicant's employment and nonemployment driving record obtained from the department of licensing verifying compliance with all provisions of this chapter. The issue date of this abstract must be within sixty calendar days prior to the date the application is being submitted for temporary authorization.
(d) Verification that it has on file a disclosure statement in compliance with preemployment inquiry regulations in WAC 162-12-140
, signed by the applicant, specifying all convictions which relate to fitness to perform the job of a school bus driver under WAC 392-144-103
and all crimes against children or other persons, that meets the requirements of RCW 43.43.834
(e) Verification that it has requested a criminal record check as required under chapter 28A.400
RCW and the date of such request.
(f) Verification that it has on file an applicant's disclosure of all serious behavioral problems which explains the nature of all such problems and/or conditions, a listing of the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of all doctors, psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, therapists, or other health care practitioners of any kind or hospitals, clinics, or other facilities who have examined and/or treated the applicant for such problems and/or conditions and dates of examinations, therapy, or treatment and the school district has determined that any reported serious behavioral problem does not endanger the education welfare or personal safety of students, teachers, bus drivers, or other colleagues.
(g) Verification that the applicant complies with all of the requirements for authorized school bus drivers set forth in this chapter except for a first-aid card and/or the results of a criminal record check.
(2) Upon approval of the temporary authorization, notice will be provided to the employing school district.
(3) The temporary authorization shall be valid for a period of sixty calendar days. The temporary authorization may be renewed by approval of the superintendent of public instruction when the results of the criminal background check have not been received.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.160.210. 08-19-017, § 392-144-110, filed 9/5/08, effective 10/6/08; 07-13-067, § 392-144-110, filed 6/18/07, effective 7/19/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.160.210 and 2006 c 263 § 906. 06-15-010, amended and recodified as § 392-144-110, filed 7/6/06, effective 8/6/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.160.210. 05-19-107, § 180-20-111, filed 9/20/05, effective 10/21/05; 04-08-055, § 180-20-111, filed 4/2/04, effective 5/3/04; 02-18-055, § 180-20-111, filed 8/28/02, effective 9/28/02; 99-08-004, § 180-20-111, filed 3/25/99, effective 4/25/99; 96-20-042, § 180-20-111, filed 9/24/96, effective 10/25/96; 93-08-007, § 180-20-111, filed 3/24/93, effective 4/24/93.]