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WAC 388-76-10165

Background checks—Washington state name and date of birth background check—Valid for two years—National fingerprint background check—Valid indefinitely.

(1) A Washington state name and date of birth background check is valid for two years from the initial date it is conducted. The adult family home must ensure:
(a) A new DSHS background authorization form is submitted to the department's background check central unit every two years for each individual listed in WAC 388-76-10161;
(b) There is a valid Washington state background check for all individuals listed in WAC 388-76-10161.
(2) A national fingerprint background check is valid for an indefinite period of time. The adult family home must ensure there is a valid national fingerprint background check for individuals hired after January 7, 2012 as caregivers, entity representatives or resident managers. To be considered valid, the individual must have completed the national fingerprint background check through the background check central unit after January 7, 2012.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040. WSR 12-16-087, § 388-76-10165, filed 7/31/12, effective 8/31/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040, chapter 74.39A RCW. WSR 10-16-082, § 388-76-10165, filed 7/30/10, effective 1/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040 and chapters 70.128 and 74.34 RCW. WSR 07-21-080, § 388-76-10165, filed 10/16/07, effective 1/1/08.]
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