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Portability Background Checks Child Care Workers

Concerning the portability of employment background checks for a child care worker who works for the same common ownership entity.
2017 Regular Session
Children & Domestic Matters
Human Services
Bill Summary

The bill creates a new provision that allows a child care worker who is employed in a licensed facility that is wholly owned, operated, and controlled by a common ownership group or school district to use a single completed fingerprint-based criminal history record check and a check of the records and reports of child abuse or neglect maintained by the department of human services to satisfy the requirements of the necessary background checks if the employee also works for or transfers to another licensed facility that is owned, operated, or controlled by the same common ownership group or school district, provided all other requirements for employment are met.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    03/20/2017 Signed Act PDF
    03/14/2017 Final Act PDF
    03/06/2017 Rerevised PDF
    03/03/2017 Revised PDF
    02/21/2017 Reengrossed PDF
    02/17/2017 Engrossed PDF
    01/30/2017 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details