An Act To Ensure Compliance with Federal Family First Prevention Services Legislation
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §8102, sub-§1, ¶¶C and D, as repealed and replaced by PL 1981, c. 260, §4, are amended to read:
Sec. 2. 22 MRSA §8102, sub-§1, ¶E is enacted to read:
This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to adopt rules for children’s residential care facilities that include procedures for fingerprint-based background checks and child abuse and neglect registry checks for all staff working in the facility to ensure compliance with the requirements governing fingerprint-based background checks contained in federal family first prevention services legislation.