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S 1149 General Bill, By M.T. Rose
Similar (S 1065, H 4537)
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 20-7-2725 so as to prohibit day care centers from employing persons convicted of certain crimes, to create a criminal offense when a person convicted of certain crimes applies to or is employed by a day care center, to require employment applications to include a statement regarding the criminal offense, to require fingerprint reviews for employees and caregivers, to allow temporary employment pending results of the review; to provide that the criminal history reviews apply only to an employee or voluntary caregiver of a day care center, group day care home, family day care home, or church or religious day care center who provides care to the child or children without the direct personal supervision of a person licensed, registered, or approved under this Subarticle and who is in the presence of the child or children to whom care is provided at all times during which the care is provided, to waive fingerprint reviews for persons continuously employed in a day care center for the two years prior to this Act's effective date; to amend Sections 20-7-2730, 20-7-2740, 20-7-2800, 20-7-2810, 20-7-2850, 20-7-2860, and 20-7-2900, all as amended, and all relating to day care licensing, approval, registrations and renewals, so as to revise the criminal offenses for which licenses, approvals, and registrations may not be issued and to delete, for the purpose of consolidation, provisions relating to employment in day care centers; and to amend Section 20-7-2905, as amended, relating to fees for criminal history reviews, so as to require the State Law Enforcement Division and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to provide two copies of the results of these reviews.
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02/15/96Senate Introduced and read first time
02/15/96Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary

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