S.1362 - Child Protection Improvements and Electronic Life and Safety Security Systems Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY] (Introduced 07/25/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/25/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
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Summary: S.1362 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/25/2013)
Child Protection Improvements and Electronic Life and Safety Security Systems Act of 2013 - Amends the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to direct the Attorney General to: (1) establish policies and procedures to streamline the process of obtaining state and national criminal history background checks on covered individuals, and (2) establish a criminal history review program to provide covered entities with reliable and accurate information on the criminal history of a covered individual.
Defines "covered entity" as any business or organization that provides, or licenses, certifies, or coordinates individuals or organizations to provide, care, care placement, supervision, treatment, education, training, instruction, or recreation to children.
Defines "covered individual" as an individual who: (1) has, seeks to have, or may have unsupervised access to vulnerable populations (i.e., elderly, disabled, and children) served by a covered entity; (2) is employed by or volunteers with, or seeks to be employed by or volunteer with, a covered entity; (3) owns or operates, or seeks to own or operate, a covered entity; or (4) is an employer or employee in the electronic life and safety security systems industry.