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PFSA URGES PA STATE SENATE TO REJECT CONKLIN AMENDMENT TO HB 1276 REGARDING HIGHER-ED CHILD ABUSE BACKGROUND CHECKS

06/22/2015 - (Harrisburg, PA) - PFSA opposes Rep. Scott Conklin’s amendment to HB 1276 that was adopted last week by the House of Representatives. Rep. Conklin’s amendment would exempt employees of higher education who have direct contact with children 16 years of age or older from the requirement of obtaining background checks as required under §6344 (relating to employees having contact with children; adoptive and foster parents) of the Child Protective Services Law.

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