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Licensing Standards for DayCare Centers

WAC 388-150-095
Civil Penalties - Unlicensed Programs

Where the department has determined that an agency is operating without a license, the department shall send written notification by certified mail or other means showing proof of service. This notification shall contain the following:

(1) Advising the agency of the basis of determination of providing child care without a license and the need to be licensed by the department;

(2) The citation of the applicable law;

(3) The assessment of seventy-five dollars per day penalty of each day unlicensed care is provided. The fine would be effective and payable within thirty days of receipt of the notification;

(4) How to contact the office of child care policy;

(5) The need to submit an application to the office of child care policy within thirty days of receipt of the notification;

(6) That the penalty may be forgiven if the agency submits an application within thirty days of the notification; and

(7) The right of an adjudicative proceeding as a result of the assessment of a monetary penalty and the appropriate procedure for requesting an adjudicative proceeding.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. 96-20-095, § 388-150-095, filed 10/1/96, effective 11/1/96.]


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