Summary: H.R.4894 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed House amended (06/13/2006)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on June 12, 2006. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Directs the Attorney General, upon a request of the chief executive officer of a state, to conduct fingerprint-based checks of the national crime information databases on public or private school employees, job applicants, or volunteers for positions involving work with or around children. Restricts the disclosure of information from such checks. Imposes criminal penalties for unauthorized release of such information.