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HB 475 (BR 2032) - R. Smart, R. Bunch, L. Belcher, G. Brown Jr.

     AN ACT relating to background checks of child abuse and neglect records.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 199 to permit a parent or legal guardian to request a background check of the child abuse and neglect registry records when employing a child care provider for his or her minor child; require the cabinet to make the request form available on its Web site.


     HCS1 - Retain original provisions; create langauge to require the signature of the individual child care provider consenting to a background check; amend KRS 160.380 to require that school superintendents conduct a background check of child abuse and neglect records maintained by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services when considering employment decisions.
     HCA1( J. Jenkins ) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 23, 2016 - introduced in House
     Feb 24, 2016 - to Health & Welfare (H)
     Mar 10, 2016 - posted in committee
     Mar 17, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitutes (1), committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 18, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 22, 2016
     Mar 22, 2016 - 3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 23, 2016 - received in Senate
     Mar 28, 2016 - to Health & Welfare (S)