S.1598 - Child Protection Improvements Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY] (Introduced 08/06/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||08/06/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
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Summary: S.1598 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (08/06/2009)
Child Protection Improvements Act of 2009 - 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.