Student Report: AB 2632: Criminal Record Clearances in community care facilities. Assembly Member Brian Maienschein.


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.

For more information, contact: Lexi Howard or Kristina Brown 

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

Child advocates threaten lawsuit over background checks in California
March 6, 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

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