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PDFWAC 352-32-253

Foster parent program.

(1) Any Washington state resident who provides out-of-home care to a child as either a current licensed foster family home or a person related to the child is entitled to day-use vehicle access to parks and free camping. To use a campsite, the qualified resident shall:
(a) If the park is subject to the state parks reservation system, foster parents will make reservations through the reservation services call center, pay the reservation fee, and show their foster home license or foster parent ID card along with their Washington state driver license or photo ID upon arrival at the park(s).
(b) For nonreservation parks, the foster parents upon arrival at the park will show their foster home license or foster parent ID card along with their Washington state drivers license or photo ID.
(2) The foster parent or relative to the child and the child must be present for the duration of the stay.
(3) Violations or abuse of these privileges, including but not limited to the list below, may be subject to revocation, suspension of their privileges and/or assessed other fees.
(a) Duplicate or multiple reservations for the same night - Thirty-day suspension.
(b) Use of privileges by unauthorized person - Sixty-day suspension and/or a fee equal to two times the campsite fee.
(c) Two or more no-shows (failure to use or cancel reservation) for reservations - Ninety-day suspension.
(d) Repeated park rule violations - Minimum ninety-day suspension.
(4) Foster parents may appeal a suspension or revocation to the state parks director by mailing a written statement of the basis for appeal to the director within ten days of receipt of the notice of suspension or revocation. The appeal may be decided as a brief adjudicative appeal under RCW 34.05.482 through 34.05.494, and will be decided by the director or designee. Unless the suspension period expires, the suspension will remain in effect during the pendency of an appeal.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 79A.05 RCW. WSR 19-04-075, § 352-32-253, filed 2/1/19, effective 3/4/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 79A.05.030, 79A.05.070, 79A.05.075, and 79A.05.065. WSR 08-24-006, § 352-32-253, filed 11/20/08, effective 12/21/08.]
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