2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:587.3 - Volunteers and employees in youth-serving organizations; background information

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:587.3 (2018)

§587.3. Volunteers and employees in youth-serving organizations; background information

A. A religious, charitable, scientific, educational, athletic or youth-serving institution or organization may require any person, who applies to work with children as a volunteer or as a paid employee, to do one or more of the following:

(1) Agree to the release of all investigative records to such religious, charitable, scientific, educational, athletic, or youth-service institution or organization for examination for the purpose of verifying the accuracy of criminal violation information contained on an application to work for such institution or organization.

(2) Supply fingerprint samples and submit to a criminal history records check to be conducted by the Louisiana State Police.

(3) Attend a comprehensive youth protection training program which includes adult training on recognition, disclosure, reporting, and prevention of abuse and submit to character, employment, education, and reference checks.

B. Any person who is requested to comply with the requirements set forth in Subsection A, and refuses to do so, shall be prohibited from working with children as a volunteer or as a paid employee.

Acts 1999, No. 816, §1.

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