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HB 402/LM (BR 1710) - R. Bunch, A. Wuchner, C. Morgan, M. Prunty, J. Sims Jr

     AN ACT relating to background checks.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to define "criminal offense against a minor," "sex crime," "violent offender," and "youth camp"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to specify the application of Sections 1 to 4 of this Act; create a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to prohibit youth camps from employing, contracting, or utilizing as a volunteer a person who committed a sex crime, is a violent offender, or has abused or neglected a child, and to require criminal background checks; create a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to delineate punishments for employing a prohibited individual; create a new section of KRS Chapter 199 to allow a parent or guardian to request a background check of child abuse and neglect records; amend KRS 160.380 to require superintendents to run a name-based background check of child abuse and neglect records for employees.



     Feb 15, 2017 - introduced in House
     Feb 16, 2017 - to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 06, 2017 - posted in committee