BACKGRD CHECK-NURS HOME-SCHOOL
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Nursing Home Care Act and the Vehicle Code. Amends
the Nursing Home Care Act to provide that facilities shall have the
sheriff's department or the Department of State Police perform a
criminal history record check for all employees. Amends the Vehicle
Code to provide that the sheriff's department or the Department of
State Police shall fingerprint school bus driver permit applicants
(instead of having the applicant submit fingerprints to the employer).
Provides that the sheriff's department may conduct the fingerprint
based criminal background investigations on school bus driver permit
applicants. Effective immediately.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
HB 1643 fails to create a State mandate.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1
No change from previous note.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
210 ILCS 45/2-215 new
Adds reference to:
225 ILCS 46/37 new
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Health
Care Worker Background Check Act and the Vehicle Code. Amends the
Health Care Worker Background Check Act to provide that a sheriff's
department shall have the authority to process applicant or employee
fingerprints in a form and manner as prescribed by the Department of
State Police. Provides that a processing fee may be charged and
retained by an authorized entity, including a sheriff's department, in
addition to any fee established by the Department, for processing
fingerprints pursuant to the Health Care Worker Background Check Act.
Amends the Vehicle Code to provide that both State and federal
fingerprint cards of individuals seeking permits as school bus drivers
shall be transmitted to the Department of State Police electronically
for processing and storage of the fingerprint cards. Provides that
all applicants shall be electronically fingerprinted by the sheriff's
department or by an agent of the Department of State Police or other
State agency providing electronic fingerprint services in a form and
manner prescribed by the Department of State Police. Requires the
applicant to pay the electronic fingerprinting service fee, to be
retained by the sheriff's department if it performed the
fingerprinting service or deposited in the State Police Services Fund
if an agent of the State performed the electronic fingerprinting
service. Removes the provision that requires all fees paid for the
fingerprint processing services to be deposited into the State Police
Services Fund. Provides that the employer shall be responsible for
having the school bus driver permit applicant electronically
fingerprinted by the sheriff's department or an agent of the
Department of State Police or other State agency and insuring
electronic transmission (instead of being responsible for submitting
the applicant's fingerprint cards). Effective January 1, 1998.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Ill. State Police)
HB 1643, with H-am 1, would have no negative fiscal impact.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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