Rhode Island Passes Background Check Bill

July 11th, 2014 | Sterling

Rhode Island recently passed Senate Bill 2365. This act would require those persons who are contract employees of a private school or public school department, and certain individuals hired by a third party vendor who has contracted with the private school or public school department to provide services, to undergo a national criminal background check, prior to or within one week of employment at the school. The act would also expand the disqualifying information on the national criminal background check to include convictions of child pornography offenses. The full text of the bill can be found here: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/BillText14/SenateText14/S2365A.htm

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