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Key Votes

SB 2162 - Child Care Background Checks - Key Vote

North Dakota Key Votes

Rick Berg voted Nay (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Child Care Background Checks

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (71-20) - (Key vote)

Title: Child Care Background Checks

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

This bill relates to criminal history record checks for individuals who provide early childhood services, Department of Human Services employees and service providers.

-Requires background checks for new applicants for early childhood care licensure and all new staff at childcare centers (Sec. 2). -Defines key terms and draws the distinction between what is and is not childcare (Sec.3). -Mandates that if a new childcare program is located in a private home, requires background investigations for all residents of that home (Sec. 6). -Exempts those who are providing childcare to relatives (Sec. 11). -Provides for two new employees for the attorney general to assist with conducting background checks (Sec. 28). -Allocates $293,760 to carry out the provisions in the bill (Sec. 29).


Legislation - Conference Report Rejected (House) (46-47) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (45-2) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (62-29) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (37-10) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Child Care Background Checks

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