PURPOSE: This amendment revises and adds definitions
to comply with section
210.1080.1, RSMo; specifically,
this amendment revises the definitions for child care provider and child care
staff member and adds a definition for qualifying result.
(1) Child care provider is a person licensed
or regulated to provide child care within the state of Missouri, including the
member(s), manager(s), shareholder(s), director(s), and officer(s) of any
entity licensed or regulated to provide child care within the state of
(2) Child care staff
member is a child care provider; persons employed by the child care provider
for compensation, including contract employees or self-employed individuals;
individuals or volunteers whose activities involve the care or supervision of
children for a child care provider or unsupervised access to children who are
cared for or supervised by a child care provider; or individuals residing in a
family child care home who are eighteen (18) years of age and older.
Criminal background check includes the
(A) A Federal Bureau of
Investigation fingerprint check;
(B) A search of the National Crime
Information Center's National Sex Offender Registry; and
A search of the following registries,
repositories, including the Family Care Safety Registry, or databases in
Missouri, the state where the child care staff member resides, and each state
where such staff member resided during the preceding five (5) years:
1. The state criminal registry or repository,
with the use of fingerprints being required in the state where the staff member
resides and optional in other states;
2. The state sex offender registry or
3. The state-based
child abuse and neglect registry and database.
(4) Director is the director of the Missouri
Department of Health and Senior Services.
(5) Department is the Missouri Department of
Health and Senior Services.
Qualifying result or qualifying criminal background check is a finding that a
child care staff member or prospective child care staff member is eligible for
employment or presence in a child care setting.
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