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Status of State and Territory Participation in the National Background Check Program for Long-Term-Care Employees as of September 30, 2014

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Alaska

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 10/1/2010
  • State reported having:
    • Obtained enabling legislation to conduct background checks
    • Achieved the ability to collect fingerprints
    • Attained the ability to monitor criminal history information subsequent to initial background checks

California

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 2/1/2011
  • State reported having:
    • Obtained enabling legislation to conduct background checks
    • Achieved the ability to collect fingerprints
    • Attained the ability to monitor criminal history information subsequent to initial background checks

Connecticut

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 9/30/2010
  • State reported having:
    • Obtained enabling legislation to conduct background checks

Delaware

  • Status: Federal financial participation for the grant ended on January 31, 2014
  • Grant Start Date: 9/30/2010
  • State reported having:
    • Obtained enabling legislation to conduct background checks
    • Achieved the ability to collect fingerprints
    • Attained the ability to monitor criminal history information subsequent to initial background checks

District of Columbia

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 1/1/2011
  • State reported having:
    • Achieved the ability to collect fingerprints

Florida

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 9/30/2010
  • State reported having:
    • Obtained enabling legislation to conduct background checks
    • Achieved the ability to collect fingerprints
    • Attained the ability to monitor criminal history information subsequent to initial background checks

Georgia

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 7/25/2012
  • State reported having:
    • Achieved the ability to collect fingerprints

Hawaii

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • State reported having:
    • Made progress toward implementing the key grant milestones

Illinois

  • Status: Federal financial participation for the grant ended on December 30, 2014
  • Grant Start Date: 12/31/2010
  • State reported having:
    • Obtained enabling legislation to conduct background checks
    • Achieved the ability to collect fingerprints
    • Attained the ability to monitor criminal history information subsequent to initial background checks

Kansas

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 7/1/2015
  • This report includes data on States that received grants as of September 30, 2014. Kansas received a grant after our data collection on program milestones ended.

Kentucky

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 5/20/2011
  • State reported having:
    • Made progress toward implementing the key grant milestones

Maine

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 10/3/2011
  • State reported having:
    • Made progress toward implementing the key grant milestones

Maryland

  • Status: Grant program on hold
  • Grant Start Date: 1/31/2013
  • State reported having:
    • Achieved the ability to collect fingerprints
    • Attained the ability to monitor criminal history information subsequent to initial background checks

Michigan

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 5/20/2013
  • State reported having:
    • Achieved the ability to collect fingerprints
    • Attained the ability to monitor criminal history information subsequent to initial background checks

Minnesota

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 8/30/2012
  • State reported having:
    • Made progress toward implementing the key grant milestones

Missouri

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 9/30/2010
  • State reported having:
    • Made progress toward implementing the key grant milestones

Nevada

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 9/1/2011
  • State reported having:
    • Obtained enabling legislation to conduct background checks
    • Achieved the ability to collect fingerprints

New Mexico

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 12/31/2010
  • State reported having:
    • Obtained enabling legislation to conduct background checks
    • Achieved the ability to collect fingerprints
    • Attained the ability to monitor criminal history information subsequent to initial background checks

North Carolina

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 7/13/2011
  • State reported having:
    • Made progress toward implementing the key grant milestones

Ohio

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 4/22/2013
  • State reported having:
    • Obtained enabling legislation to conduct background checks
    • Achieved the ability to collect fingerprints

Oklahoma

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 4/6/2011
  • State reported having:
    • Obtained enabling legislation to conduct background checks
    • Achieved the ability to collect fingerprints
    • Attained the ability to monitor criminal history information subsequent to initial background checks

Oregon

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 7/29/2013
  • State reported having:
    • Achieved the ability to collect fingerprints

Rhode Island

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 9/30/2010
  • State reported having:
    • Obtained enabling legislation to conduct background checks

Utah

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 7/11/2011
  • State reported having:
    • Obtained enabling legislation to conduct background checks
    • Achieved the ability to collect fingerprints
    • Attained the ability to monitor criminal history information subsequent to initial background checks

West Virginia

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 1/1/2011
  • State reported having:
    • Made progress toward implementing the key grant milestones

Puerto Rico

  • Status: Grant program in process
  • Grant Start Date: 12/17/2012
  • State reported having:
    • Made progress toward implementing the key grant milestones

Unlisted States and Territories do not participate in the voluntary grant program.

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