PA 09-85—sSB 756

Public Health Committee

Human Services Committee

AN ACT CONCERNING A DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT REGISTRY CHECK FOR APPLICANTS OF EMPLOYMENT WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES OR THE DEPARTMENT'S PROVIDERS

SUMMARY: This act permits the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) commissioner to require anyone applying for a job with the department or a provider it licenses or funds to submit to a check of the Department of Children and Families' child abuse and neglect registry. Existing law also requires anyone applying for a job in a DDS program that provides direct services to clients to submit to a state criminal history background check, and DDS policy requires private providers to establish written policies requiring such checks for their job applicants.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2009

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