Newly Re-Written PA Child Protection Law Requires Two State Checks

According to a recent article published by the New Castle News Online (by John Finnerty, January 24, 2015), a newly re-written PA Child Protection Law which went into effect in January requires anyone working with or volunteering with children to submit to two state background checks at a cost of $10 each. In addition, all school employees and volunteers who have moved into Pennsylvania in the last decade must get an FBI criminal background check, which involves submitting fingerprints. All checks must be repeated every three years. To read more ->