HB 1568 Child care providers; applicant criminal history background checks, penalty.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Child care providers; criminal history background check; penalty. Requires the following individuals to undergo a fingerprint-based national criminal history background check: (i) applicants for employment by, employees of, applicants to serve as volunteers with, and volunteers with any licensed family day system, child day center exempt from licensure pursuant to § 63.2-1716, registered family day home, or family day home approved by a family day system; (ii) applicants for licensure as a family day system, registration as a family day home, or approval as a family day home by a family day system, as well as their agents and any adult living in such family day home; and (iii) individuals who apply for or enter into a contract with the Department of Social Services under which a child day center, family day home, or child day program will provide child care services funded by the Child Care and Development Block Grant, as well as the applicant's current or prospective employees and volunteers, agents, and any adult living in the child day center or family day home. The bill also mandates that all background checks required pursuant to §§ 63.2-1720.1 and 63.2-1721.1 be completed by September 30, 2017, or by the date specified on any federal waiver obtained by the Commonwealth, and every five years thereafter. The bill has an expiration date of July 1, 2018. The bill further provides that if any provision of the federal Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 establishing a corresponding requirement is repealed prior to July 1, 2018, the provision of the bill establishing such requirement shall expire upon the date of such repeal. This bill is identical to SB 897.

Full text:
01/02/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101350D  pdf | impact statement
02/02/17  House: Printed as engrossed 17101350D-E  pdf | impact statement
02/16/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1568ER)  pdf | impact statement
02/23/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0189)  pdf

House amendments

01/02/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101350D
01/02/17  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/19/17  House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (16-Y 6-N)
01/19/17  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/19/17  House: Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
01/24/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/30/17  House: Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N)
02/01/17  House: Read first time
02/02/17  House: Read second time
02/02/17  House: Committee amendment agreed to
02/02/17  House: Amendment by Delegate Orrock agreed to
02/02/17  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB1568E
02/02/17  House: Printed as engrossed 17101350D-E
02/03/17  House: Read third time and passed House (73-Y 21-N)
02/03/17  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (73-Y 21-N)
02/06/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/10/17  Senate: Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (13-Y 1-N)
02/13/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/14/17  Senate: Read third time
02/14/17  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  House: Enrolled
02/16/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1568ER)
02/16/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/17/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/17/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/17/17
02/17/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
02/23/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 189 (effective 7/1/17)
02/23/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0189)