5190. Property Damage Reimbursement

  1. Within available funds and subject to such conditions and limitations as the department may establish, the department shall reimburse foster parents for property damaged or destroyed by foster children placed in their care.
  2. The department shall establish by rule in the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) a maximum amount that may be reimbursed for each occurrence.
    1. The department shall reimburse the foster parent for the replacement value of any property covered by this section.
    2. If the damaged or destroyed property is covered and reimbursed under an insurance policy, the department shall reimburse foster parents for the amount of the deductible associated with the insurance claim, but to the limit per occurrence as established by CA. RCW 74.14A.020RCW 74.13.335