H.R. 3287 (111th): CARE for Kids Act of 2009

Jul 22, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Gwen Moore
Representative for Wisconsin's 4th congressional district
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Jul 22, 2009
7 pages
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H.R. 3829 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 2012


This bill was introduced on July 22, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jul 22, 2009
Referred to Committee Jul 22, 2009
Full Title

To require a criminal background check for a child care staff member of any child care provider in a State that receives funds from the Child Care and Development Block Grant Program, and for other purposes.


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15 cosponsors (13D, 2R) (show)

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Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education

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Childcare Accountability and Responsibility Act of 2009 or the CARE for Kids Act of 2009 - Amends the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 to require a national criminal background check for employees of child care providers in any state that receives funds from the Child Care and Development Block Grant Program. Requires that such background check include:
(1) a search of the national Sex Offender Registry, the National Crime Information Center, state criminal registries, and state-based abuse and neglect registries and databases; and
(2) a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprint check.

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