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Custody orders—Background information to be consulted. (Effective January 1, 2021, or January 1, 2022; see RCW 11.130.915.)

(1) Before granting any order under this chapter, the court must consult the judicial information system, if available, to determine the existence of any information and proceedings that are relevant to the placement of the child.
(2) Before entering a final order, the court must:
(a) Direct the department of children, youth, and families to release information as provided under RCW 13.50.100; and
(b) Require the petitioner to provide the results of an examination of state and national criminal identification data provided by the Washington state patrol criminal identification system as described in chapter 43.43 RCW for the petitioner and adult members of the petitioner's household.


Effective dates2020 c 312: See note following RCW 11.130.915.
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