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| Charities & Not-For-Profit Sector
January 21 2015

Udall Co-Sponsors Bill To Provide Background Checks To Organizations That Serve Children

"U.S. Senator Tom Udall announced that he is co-sponsoring the Child Protection Improvements and Electronic Life and Safety Security Systems Act, that would enable children's groups, summer camps, and other youth-serving non-profit associations to gain access to federal criminal background checks on new employees and volunteers. ""We need to do everything we can to keep our sons and daughters safe from violent predators, and organizations like the Girls Scouts should be able to access this federal background check data to fully screen applicants for jobs that serve our children,"" said Udall. """