Summary: H.R.4244 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/11/2000)

National Child Protection Volunteer Screening Assistance Act of 2000 - Amends the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 to create a new title, which may be cited as the National Child Protection Volunteer Screening Assistance Act.

Directs the Attorney General, by making a grant to or a contract with a public agency or a nonprofit national organization, to: (1) establish a national center for volunteer screening (to serve as a point of contact for public and nonprofit private qualified entities to request a nationwide background check to determine whether a volunteer provider has been convicted of a crime that bears upon the provider's fitness to have responsibilities for the safety and well-being of children); and (2) establish a National Volunteer Screening Task Force.

Authorizes appropriations.