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6 Pa. Code § 15.144. Procedure.

§ 15.144. Procedure.

 (a)  Applicants and employees required to obtain a criminal history report from the State Police may obtain forms from a State Police facility.

   (1)  The State Police may charge a fee of not more than $10. A facility’s check, cashier’s check, certified check or money order shall accompany the request unless other payment arrangements are made with the State Police.

   (2)  Facilities may at their option require applicants and employees to return the form to a designated individual for submission by the facility.

 (b)  Applicants and employees required to obtain a Federal criminal history report shall obtain the information packet from the facility or the Department.

   (1)  Applicants and employees shall return the Federal Bureau of Investigation fingerprint card and forms, and a cashier’s check, certified check or money order payable to the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the exact amount established by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Upon receipt, the Department will submit the request to the State Police for transfer to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

   (2)  Upon receipt of the criminal history report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department will determine if the applicant is eligible for employment or if the employee may be retained. The Department will contact the applicant or employee with a written letter of determination.

 (c)  Applicants and employees shall complete all necessary forms. Facilities shall assist an applicant or employee to comply with this requirement if requested.

 (d)  Facility administrators may assume financial responsibility for the fees through a quarterly payment system.

 (e)  Applicants and employees are responsible for reviewing their own criminal history reports for accuracy.

Source

   The provisions of this §  15.144 adopted May 17, 2002, effective May 18, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 2412.

Cross References

   This section cited in 6 Pa. Code §  15.41 (relating to reports required to be investigated); 6 Pa. Code §  15.141 (relating to prospective facility personnel); 6 Pa. Code §  15.147 (relating to violations); and 28 Pa. Code §  611.52 (relating to criminal background checks).



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