28 CFR 105.27 - Miscellaneous provisions.
(a) Alternate State availability.
(1) An authorized employer may submit the employee's fingerprints to the SIB of a participating State other than the State of employment - provided it obtains the permission of the accommodating State - if the authorized employer is prevented from submitting an employee's fingerprints because the employee's employment is in:
(i) A State that does not have an applicable Public Law 92-544 statute authorizing state and national fingerprint-based criminal history checks of prospective and current private security officers and has elected to opt out; or
(ii) A participating State that has not yet established a process for receiving fingerprints and processing the checks under the regulations in this subpart.
(2) A participating State agreeing to process checks under this subsection will discontinue doing so if thereafter the State of the employee's employment establishes a process State and national fingerprint-based criminal history checks of prospective and current private security officers.
(b) FBI fees for national check. The fee imposed by the FBI to perform a fingerprint-based criminal history record check is that routinely charged for noncriminal justice fingerprint submissions as periodically noticed in the Federal Register.
(c) Penalties for misuse.
(1) In addition to incarceration for a period not to exceed two years, one who knowingly and intentionally misuses information (including a State's notification) received pursuant to the Act may be subject to a fine pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 3571.
(2) Consistent with State law, a violation of these regulations may also result in the divestiture of “authorized employer” status, thereby precluding an employer which provides security services from submitting fingerprints for a State and national criminal history record check.
(d) Exclusion from coverage. [Reserved]