DHHS Criminal Record Checks
- Child Care -
On January 1, 2013 House Bill (HB) 737 became effective. This legislation made criminal record checks a pre-service requirement for any individual that works in a child care facility. Below you will find frequently asked questions concerning how the new criminal records check law has affected employees, administrators and owners of child care facilities.
Important: An individual must submit together all three items listed above for DCDEE to process a criminal record check: (1)Fingerprints-either manual FD258 fingerprint card or certified Live Scan release form, (2) Completed and accurate purple bubble sheet, and (3) Receipt of payment for the federal check. Out of state resident must also include the local report from their county of residence. The individual’s full, legal name must be written/signed exactly the same on all three items. If name is hyphenated, it must be hyphenated on all paperwork.
For more detailed information about these changes, please view the links below:Submission Information
Live Scan fingerprinting involves taking digital fingerprint impressions and transmitting those impressions directly to the State Bureau of Investigation for processing without generating a fingerprint card.Please read and print out the following information: