45 CFR 2540.204 - When must I conduct a National Service Criminal History Check on an individual in a covered position?

Error message

Error: -1 : request timed out,

Status message

There is 1 rule appearing in the Federal Register for 45 CFR Part 2540. View below or at eCFR (GPOAccess)
§ 2540.204 When must I conduct a National Service Criminal History Check on an individual in a covered position?
(a) Timing of the National Service Criminal History Check Components.
(1) You must conduct and review the results of the nationwide NSOPW check required under§ 2540.203 before an individual in a covered position begins work or starts service.
(2) You must initiate state registry or FBI criminal history checks required under§ 2540.203 before an individual in a covered position begins work or starts service. You may permit an individual in a covered position to begin work or start service pending the receipt of results from state registry or FBI criminal history checks as long as the individual is not permitted access to children age 17 years or younger, to individuals age 60 years or older, or to individuals with disabilities, without being in the physical presence of an appropriate individual, as described in § 2540.205(g) of this chapter.
(b) Consecutive terms. If an individual serves consecutive terms of service in a covered position and does not have a break in service that exceeds 120 days, then no additional National Service Criminal History Check is required, as long as the original check is a compliant check for the covered position in which the individual will be serving or working following the break in service. If your program or project is designed with breaks in service over 120 days, but less than 180 days between consecutive terms, you may request approval for a break in service of up to 180 days before a new National Service Criminal History Check is required. Your request must describe the overall program design, explain why the longer period is reasonable, and demonstrate that you have established adequate risk management controls for the extended break in service.
[77 FR 60932, Oct. 5, 2012]

Title 45 published on .

The following are only the Rules published in the Federal Register after the published date of Title 45.

For a complete list of all Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices view the Rulemaking tab.

  • 2012-10-05; vol. 77 # 194 - Friday, October 5, 2012
    1. 77 FR 60922 - Criminal History Check Requirements for AmeriCorps State/National, Senior Companions, Foster Grandparents, the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, and Other National Service Programs; Final Rule
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective January 1, 2013.
      45 CFR Parts 2510, 2522, 2540, 2551, and 2552

This is a list of United States Code sections, Statutes at Large, Public Laws, and Presidential Documents, which provide rulemaking authority for this CFR Part.

This list is taken from the Parallel Table of Authorities and Rules provided by GPO [Government Printing Office].

It is not guaranteed to be accurate or up-to-date, though we do refresh the database weekly. More limitations on accuracy are described at the GPO site.


United States Code
Presidential Documents

Executive Order ... 13331