2014 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes
Title 23 - DOMESTIC RELATIONS
Chapter 63 - Child Protective Services
Section 6344.1 - Information relating to certified or registered day-care home residents
§ 6344.1. Information relating to certified or registered day-care home residents.
(a) General rule.--In addition to the requirements of section 6344 (relating to employees having contact with children; adoptive and foster parents), an individual who applies to the department for a certificate of compliance or a registration certificate to provide child day care in a residence shall include criminal history record and child abuse record information required under section 6344(b) for every individual 18 years of age or older who resides in the home for at least 30 days in a calendar year.
(b) Required information.--Child abuse record information required under subsection (a) shall include certification by the department as to whether the applicant is named in the Statewide database as the perpetrator of a founded report or an indicated report.
(c) Effect on certification or registration.--The department shall refuse to issue or renew a certificate of compliance or registration certificate or shall revoke a certificate of compliance or registration certificate if the day-care home provider or individual 18 years of age or older who has resided in the home for at least 30 days in a calendar year:
(1) is named in the Statewide database as the perpetrator of a founded report committed within the immediately preceding five-year period; or
(2) has been convicted of an offense enumerated in section 6344(c).
(d) Regulations.--The department shall promulgate regulations to administer this section.
(Nov. 29, 2006, P.L.1581, No.179, eff. 180 days; Apr. 7, 2014, P.L.388, No.29, eff. Dec. 31, 2014; May 14, 2014, P.L.653, No.45, eff. Dec. 31, 2014; Oct. 22, 2014, P.L.2529, No.153, eff. Dec. 31, 2014)
2014 Amendments. Act 29 amended subsecs. (b) and (c)(1), Act 45 amended subsec. (b) and Act 153 amended the section heading and subsecs. (a), (b) and (c).
2006 Amendment. Act 179 added section 6344.1.
Cross References. Section 6344.1 is referred to in section 6335 of this title.
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