H.R.6995 - Child Protection Improvements Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-29] (Introduced 09/22/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/22/2008 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6995 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/22/2008)
Child Protection Improvements Act of 2008 - Amends the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to direct the Attorney General to: (1) establish policies and procedures for a program for national criminal history background checks for child-serving organizations; (2) assist such organizations in obtaining access to nationwide background checks; (3) establish procedures for insuring the accuracy of criminal history records; (4) identify individuals convicted of serious misdemeanors or felonies involving children; and (5) collect demographic data relating to individuals and organizations covered by this Act and make reports to Congress on such data.
Limits the liability of a child-serving organization for failure to conduct criminal background checks or to take adverse action against employees with a criminal history. Imposes limitations on the disclosure or use of criminal history records.
Amends the PROTECT Act to provide for an extension of the Child Safety Pilot Program.