2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:6-7.2 - Fingerprinting; reimbursement of unpaid volunteers.
18A:6-7.2 Fingerprinting; reimbursement of unpaid volunteers.
2.An applicant for employment or service in any of the positions covered by this act shall submit to the Commissioner of Education his or her name, address and fingerprints taken in accordance with procedures established by the commissioner. The Commissioner of Education is hereby authorized to exchange fingerprint data with and receive criminal history record information from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Division of State Police for use in making the determinations required by this act. No criminal history record check shall be performed pursuant to this act unless the applicant shall have furnished his or her written consent to such a check. The applicant shall bear the cost for the criminal history record check, including all costs for administering and processing the check.
If a facility, center, school, or school system under the supervision of the Department of Education or board of education requires a criminal history record check for an unpaid volunteer, the facility, center, school, or school system under the supervision of the Department of Education or school board shall reimburse the applicant for the cost of the check. A facility, center, school, or school system under the supervision of the Department of Education or board of education may reimburse an applicant serving in a paid position for the cost of the check.
L.1986,c.116,s.2; amended 1998, c.31, s.7; 2002, c.119, s.4; 2007, c.82, s.2.
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