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Introduced in Senate (10/27/2000)

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

Directs the Attorney General to establish: (1) a national center for volunteer and provider screening to serve qualified provider care entities requesting a nationwide background check on providers of care to children, the elderly, or individuals with disabilities; and (2) a National Volunteer Screening Task Force to oversee the work of the center and report on the progress of States in complying with provisions of the National Child Protection Act of 1993 (the Act).

Amends the Act to require national background check requests to be submitted to the National Center for Volunteer Screening, which shall conduct a search using the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System or other appropriate criminal record check.

Requires a model program to be established in each State and the District of Columbia providing grants to improve fingerprinting technology.