This bill would prohibit individuals with an adjudication of delinquency involving physical or sexual assault crimes against another child or an adult from being an employee, volunteer, or contractor for a child-serving entity. Such prohibition shall last for 10 years following the date of adjudication. Such prohibition shall last for 10 years following the date of adjudication. A “Child-serving entity” is defined to mean the Department for Children, Youth and Families and any of its associated contractors who have regular direct access to children and/or adolescents under the age of 18; Residential child-care facilities in Delaware which are under contract with or operated directly by DSCYF; Public and private schools, including employees of the Department of Education; Youth camps or summer schools that are exempt from child-care licensing requirements; and Facilities and individuals registered and eligible for Federal Child Care Development Block Grant funds through the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services.
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 31 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CHILD WELFARE.
SPONSORS: Marshall, Mitchell
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HISTORY: Placed in the Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee on 6/13/17
STATUS: Awaiting consideration in Committee
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