PA State Law – Update effective Dec 31, 2014

Employees having contact with children must obtain the following three clearances:

Fact Sheet


·        Report of criminal history from the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP).   $10

            https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp

·        Child Abuse History Clearance from the Department of Human Services (Child Abuse).  $10

            https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home 


·        Fingerprint based federal criminal history submitted through the Pennsylvania State Police or its authorized agent (FBI).  $27 

            https://www.pa.cogentid.com/index_pde.htm