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House Bill 231

Strengthen background checks 


HB 231 would allow the Department for Community Based Services to request a criminal justice agency to perform a federal name-based criminal history record check of each adult residing in a home in which a child is placed during an emergency placement.


HB 231 is sponsored by Representative Daniel Elliott. It has passed the Kentucky House and is awaiting a hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Passed KY House