Procedure/Standard Number 2015-21 Background Clearances and Reporting Requirements
Board of Governors Policy 2014-01-A: Protection of Minors was initially approved in July 2014. Act
153 of 2014 was passed in November 2014, which significantly changed background check clearance requirements for employees and volunteers. This procedure is intended to provide direction for implementation of these changes.
Act 34 - Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check (SP4‐164)
Act 151 - Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance Check (CY‐113) to determine if the person is named as a perpetrator of an indicated or founded child abuse report, and
Act 114 - Federal (FBI) Fingerprint Criminal History Record Information check
How do I obtain clearances for
newly hired or rehired employees (Faculty/Staff/Students)?
How do I obtain
clearances for new contractors or volunteers?
The Reportable Offense form is
to be used by current employees and volunteers to provide written notice within 72 hours after an arrest or conviction for a Reportable Offense or notice of being listed in the statewide database as a perpetrator of a founded or indicated report of
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