SSB 5883 (2017-19 Operating Budget) requires DEL to define fraud and intentional program violations as they relate to Washington State's child care subsidy programs. SSB 5883 also requires DEL to establish a progressive disqualification process for repeat intentional program violations. On September 20, DEL filed proposed rules to comply with these requirements, clarify sanctions that may result from intentional program violations, and clarify that all overpayment must be repaid. Permanent rules were adopted November 7, 2017 and will take effect December 8.
Permanent Rule Making Documents: