Rule Filings

Semi-Annual Rule-Making Agenda

July 1 – December 31, 2022

This report is a list of rules that will be under development by DCYF from July1 through  December 31, 2022. DCYF files a rule-making agenda with the Code Reviser twice each year to comply with RCW 34.05.314. There may be additional DCYF rule-making activities not included in this agenda as the department responds to implement new state laws, to meet federal requirements, or to meet unforeseen circumstances.

Contact the DCYF Rules Coordinator:

  • If you have questions about this rule-making agenda or DCYF rule-making activity.
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  • Paper copies of DCYF rule-making notices by postal mail are available upon request.

Recently Filed DCYF Rules

To review all proposed, emergency rules, permanent rules proposed or adopted rules filed by Department of Early Learning or Children’s Administration go to the Office of Code Reviser website.  

Rule Title/Subject Contact Person WA State Register Citation

Working Connections Child Care – Dual Language Rate Enhancements

Athena Jimenez-Manalo WSR # 22-22-099

Administrative Hearings – BOA Address Change

Laura Farris

WSR # 22-13-159

WSR # 22-17-066

License Exempt Child Care - Waivers

Judy Jaramillo

WSR # 22-12-064

WSR # 22-20-110

WSR # 22-23-094

Working Connections Child Care – Center Base Rate Increase

Toni Sebastian

WSR # 22-13-001

WSR # 22-16-081

WSR # 22-14-096

Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP)

Nicole Lor WSR # 22-10-040

Licensing – Child-Specific Foster Care License

Tyler Farmer

WSR # 21-12-013

WSR # 22-09-087

WSR # 22-16-028

Licensing – Dual Foster Family Home and Family Home Child Care License

Michelle Giard WSR # 22-09-054

Collection of Costs of Support, Treatment, and Confinement of Juveniles

Mark Rosen

WSR # 22-09-053

WSR # 22-17-036

WSR # 22-13-071

WSR #22-21-036

WSR #22-22-004

Child Protective Services – Founded Findings Review & Hearings

Tarassa Froberg

WSR # 22-07-030

WSR # 22-17-011

Multi-Site Child Care Pilot

Tyler Farmer

WSR # 22-04-018

WSR # 22-13-183

WSR # 22-18-022

Referrals to the Division of Child Support

Tara Camp

WSR # 22-04-056

WSR # 22-18-062

WSR # 22-23-093

WSR # 22-18-061

Early Learning Child Care – Diapering Stations

Tyler Farmer

WSR # 21-24-004

WSR # 22-12-069

WSR # 22-16-027

Juvenile Rehabilitation – Community Transition Services

Mark Rosen WSR # 21-13-109

Licensing – Outdoor Nature Based Programs

Debbie Groff

WSR # 21-12-013

WSR # 21-18-109

WSR # 21-24-011

WSR # 22-13-022

WSR #22-18-059

WSR #22-23-072

Working Connections Child Care – Implementing 2021 Legislation

Toni Sebastian

WSR # 21-15-012

WSR # 21-14-039

WSR # 22-01-206

WSR # 22-05-007

WSR # 22-09-019

WSR # 22-12-072

Licensing – Group Care – Staff Qualifications

Tyler Farmer

WSR # 21-01-032

WSR # 22-01-207

WSR # 22-12-070

WSR 22-17-004

Early Learning Child Care:  emergency exits, etc.

Judy Bunkelman

WSR # 21-05-060

WSR # 22-24-069