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WAC 388-76-10180

Background checksEmploymentDisqualifying information. [Disqualifying negative actions.]

(1) The adult family home must not employ, directly or by contract, a caregiver, entity representative, or resident manager if:
(a) The caregiver, entity representative or resident manager will have unsupervised access to vulnerable adults, as defined in RCW 43.43.830; and either:
(b) The caregiver, entity representative or resident manager has a disqualifying criminal conviction or pending charge for a disqualifying crime under chapter 388-113 WAC; or
(c) The caregiver, entity representative, or resident manager has one or more of the following negative actions:
(i) A court has issued a permanent restraining order or order of protection, either active or expired, against the person that was based upon abuse, neglect, financial exploitation, or mistreatment of a child or vulnerable adult;
(ii) The individual is a registered sex offender;
(iii) The individual is on a registry based upon a final finding of abuse, neglect or financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult, unless the finding was made by adult protective services prior to October 2003;
(iv) A founded finding of abuse or neglect of a child was made against the person, unless the finding was made by child protective services prior to October 1, 1998;
(v) The individual was found in any dependency action to have sexually assaulted or exploited any child or to have physically abused any child;
(vi) The individual was found by a court in a domestic relations proceeding under Title 26 RCW, or under any comparable state or federal law, to have sexually abused or exploited any child or to have physically abused any child;
(vii) The person has had a contract or license denied, terminated, revoked, or suspended due to abuse, neglect, financial exploitation, or mistreatment of a child or vulnerable adult; or
(viii) The person has relinquished a license or terminated a contract because an agency was taking an action against the individual related to alleged abuse, neglect, financial exploitation or mistreatment of a child or vulnerable adult.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.39A.056 and chapters 74.34, 18.20 RCW. WSR 14-14-028, § 388-76-10180, filed 6/24/14, effective 7/25/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040. WSR 12-16-087, § 388-76-10180, filed 7/31/12, effective 8/31/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040, chapter 74.39A RCW. WSR 10-16-082, § 388-76-10180, filed 7/30/10, effective 1/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040. WSR 10-03-064, § 388-76-10180, filed 1/15/10, effective 2/15/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040 and chapters 70.128 and 74.34 RCW. WSR 07-21-080, § 388-76-10180, filed 10/16/07, effective 1/1/08.]
Reviser's note: RCW 34.05.395 requires the use of underlining and deletion marks to indicate amendments to existing rules, and deems ineffectual changes not filed by the agency in this manner. The bracketed material in the above section does not appear to conform to the statutory requirement.
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