2014 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes
Title 23 - DOMESTIC RELATIONS
Chapter 63 - Child Protective Services
Section 6344.4 - Certification compliance

23 PA Cons Stat § 6344.4 (2014) What's This?

§ 6344.4. Certification compliance.

New certifications shall be obtained in accordance with the following:

(1) Effective December 31, 2014:

(i) A person identified in section 6344 (relating to employees having contact with children; adoptive and foster parents) shall be required to obtain the certifications required by this chapter every 36 months.

(ii) School employees identified in section 6344(a.1)(1) shall be required to obtain reports under section 111 of the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, every 36 months.

(iii) Any person identified in section 6344 with a current certification issued prior to the effective date of this section shall be required to obtain the certifications required by this chapter within 36 months from the date of their most recent certification or, if the current certification is older than 36 months, within one year of the effective date of this section.

(2) Effective July 1, 2015, a person identified in section 6344.2 (relating to volunteers having contact with children) shall be required to obtain the certifications required by this chapter every 36 months.

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(Oct. 22, 2014, P.L.2529, No.153, eff. Dec. 31, 2014)

2014 Amendment. Act 153 added section 6344.4.

Special Provisions in Appendix. See section 15 of Act 153 of 2014 in the appendix to this title for special provisions relating to study by Department of Human Services.

Cross References. Section 6344.4 is referred to in sections 6344, 6344.3 of this title.

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