This bill started as a regulatory proposal with the Children’s Advocacy Institute and received news coverage from KCRA 3 Sacramento. AB 2632 would require the state Department of Social Services to investigate arrest records, as specified, prior to allowing an applicant to work in a facility serving children or vulnerable adults.
Students: Aaron Brieno, Kristina Brown, Lexi Howard
Bill Sponsor: Children’s Advocacy Institute
Student Report, May 16, 2014
Update, September 9, 2014
Signed by Governor Brown on September 29, 2014.
View in California Legislative Information.
Capitol Public Radio
Insight with Beth Ruyak
August 29, 2014
Links to KCRA 3 television reports:
Bill will require background checks for day care workers
August 21, 2014
Background checks for daycare workers under scrutiny
April 30, 2014
Lawmakers, child advocates call DSS policy ‘disturbing’
February 27, 2014
When you take your children to a daycare or visit your parents in an assisted living facility, you might assume they are in good hands. But a KCRA 3 investigation has found that the state of California is giving out letters, clearing people to work before they investigate their arrests — sometimes for serious crimes.
February 26, 2014