2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:587.6 - Division of administration, office of technology services; access to criminal history information or state-issued REAL ID Information

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:587.6 (2018)

§587.6. Division of administration, office of technology services; access to criminal history information or state-issued REAL ID Information

            A.(1) Pursuant to R.S. 39:15.1.2, current or prospective employees, contractors, or subcontractors of the division of administration, office of technology services, who have access to criminal history record information or state-issued REAL ID information shall submit to a criminal history records check to be conducted by the Louisiana Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information. Fingerprints and other identifying information from the current or prospective employee, contractor, or subcontractor shall be submitted to the bureau by the employee, contractor, or subcontractor.

            (2) When a criminal history records check is requested pursuant to Paragraph (1) of this Subsection, the bureau shall provide the office of technology services with the state criminal history record information of the current or prospective employee, contractor, or subcontractor. In addition, when the office of technology services requests national criminal history records checks, the bureau shall forward the fingerprints to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a national criminal history records check and shall provide the office of technology services with the national criminal history record information of the current or prospective employee, contractor, or subcontractor.

            (3) A local criminal history records check shall also be requested by the office of technology services for a current or prospective employee, contractor, or subcontractor. The request shall be sent to any jurisdiction where the current or prospective employee, contractor, or subcontractor has lived, worked, or attended school within the last five years.

            B.(1) Fingerprinting and national, state, and local criminal history records checks are to be used by the office of technology services to determine the suitability of the current or prospective employee, contractor, or subcontractor to access criminal history record information or state-issued REAL ID information.

            (2) Prospective employees shall be subject to fingerprinting and national, state, and local criminal history records checks only after a conditional offer of employment has been made.

            (3) Current employees, contractors, and subcontractors with access to criminal history record information or state-issued REAL ID information shall be subject to fingerprinting and national, state, and local criminal history records checks at a minimum of every ten years.

            C. The costs of providing the information required under this Section shall be charged by the bureau, as specified in R.S. 15:587(B), to the office of technology services for furnishing information contained in the bureau's criminal history and identification files, including any additional costs of providing the national criminal history records check, which pertains to the current or prospective employee, contractor, or subcontractor.

            Acts 2017, No. 147, §1, eff. June 12, 2017.

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