This section may be cited as the “Private Security Officer Employment Authorization Act of 2004”.
The term “security services” means acts to protect people or property as defined by regulations promulgated by the Attorney General.
The term “State identification bureau” means the State entity designated by the Attorney General for the submission and receipt of criminal history record information.
An authorized employer may submit to the State identification bureau of a participating State, fingerprints or other means of positive identification, as determined by the Attorney General, of an employee of such employer for purposes of a criminal history record information search pursuant to this section.
Upon receipt of the criminal history record information from the Attorney General by the State identification bureau, the information shall be used only as provided in clause (ii).
Whoever knowingly and intentionally uses any information obtained pursuant to this section other than for the purpose of determining the suitability of an individual for employment as a private security officer shall be fined under title 18, or imprisoned for not more than 2 years, or both.
Nothing in this section shall be construed as restricting the right of a State to assess a reasonable fee on an authorized employer for the costs to the State of administering this section.