74.13B.040  <<  74.13B.050 >>   74.13B.060

Express mandate.

(1) To achieve the service delivery improvements and efficiencies intended in RCW 74.13B.005, 74.13B.020, 74.13B.030, and 74.13B.060 and in *RCW 74.13.370, and pursuant to **RCW 41.06.142(3), contracting with network administrators to provide services needed by children and families in the child welfare system, pursuant to RCW 74.13B.020 and 74.13B.030, and execution and monitoring of individual provider contracts, pursuant to RCW 74.13B.020, are expressly mandated by the legislature and are not subject to the processes set forth in **RCW 41.06.142 (1), (4), and (5).
(2) The express mandate in subsection (1) of this section is limited to those services and activities provided in RCW 74.13B.020 and 74.13B.030. If the department includes services customarily and historically performed by department employees in the classified service in a procurement for network administrators that exceeds the scope of services or activities provided in RCW 74.13B.020 and 74.13B.030, such contracting is not specifically mandated and will be subject to all applicable contractual and legal obligations.


Reviser's note: *(1) RCW 74.13.370 was repealed by 2018 c 284 § 69.
**(2) RCW 41.06.142 was amended by 2020 c 296 § 2, removing subsection (3) and its references to the processes in subsections (1), (4), and (5).
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