Directs DOJ to establish a program for background checks on caregivers for children, the elderly or the disabled.
Child Protection Improvements Act of 2017
This bill amends the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to direct the Department of Justice to establish a program to provide national criminal history background checks and criminal history reviews for individuals who apply to work or volunteer at organizations that serve children, elderly adults, or individuals with disabilities.
Original sponsor: Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28]
Passed House by voice vote.
Passed Senate by voice vote.
Related bill: HR1892 (Related bill)