Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-705 - Background checks

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

Each applicant and each operator shall meet the following requirements:

(a) Submit to the department the identifying information necessary to complete background checks for each individual who works or regularly volunteers in the drop-in program and any other individual in the drop-in program whose activities involve either supervised or unsupervised access to children. The identifying information shall be submitted as follows:
(1) When submitting an application for a license;
(2) when submitting an application to renew a license; and
(3) before allowing any individual to work or regularly volunteer in the drop-in program and before allowing any individual whose activities involve either supervised or unsupervised access to children to be in the drop-in program;
(b) ensure that fingerprint-based background checks are completed for each of the following:
(1) The applicant;
(2) the operator;
(3) each staff member;
(4) each volunteer providing supervision to children; and
(5) any other individual regularly in the drop-in program whose activities involve unsupervised access to children;
(c) ensure that the information submitted for each individual specified in subsection (b) includes the required information for background checks from each state of residence throughout the five-year period before allowing the individual to work or regularly volunteer in the drop-in program;
(d) ensure that name-based background checks by the Kansas bureau of investigation and the Kansas department for children and families are completed for each of the following individuals:
(1) Each volunteer who does not have unsupervised access to children;
(2) each student of an accredited secondary or postsecondary school who is at least 16 years of age and who is participating in an educational experience arranged by the school, if the student does not have unsupervised access to children; and
(3) any other individual regularly in the drop-in program if the individual's activities do not involve unsupervised access to children; and
(e) ensure that no individual works or regularly volunteers in the drop-in program until the results of the individual's background checks verify that the individual is not prohibited from working, regularly volunteering, or residing in a facility pursuant to K.S.A. 65-516, and amendments thereto.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-705
Authorized by K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 65-508; implementing K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 65-516; effective, T-28-3-19-04, March 19, 2004; effective Sept. 10, 2004; amended by Kansas Register Volume 37, No. 20A; effective June 7, 2018.

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