US HB3986 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on July 25 2019 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2019-07-25 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Pending: House Education and Labor Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Establishes an interagency task force, chaired by the Administration for Children and Families, to support states in conducting required criminal background checks for childcare staff members. Specifically, the task force must consult with relevant state agencies and develop recommendations and best practices. This includes evaluating how agencies are responding to interstate requests for information about staff, or prospective staff, who have lived in another state within the preceding five years. The task force must submit a final report with its recommendations within one year of the first meeting of the task force.

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Child Care Protection Improvement Act of 2019



2019-07-25HouseReferred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
2019-07-25HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB1408 (Related) 2019-05-09 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
SB2683 (Related) 2020-12-31 - Became Public Law No: 116-279.


US Congress State Sources

Bill Comments 750