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National Child Protection/Volunteers For Children Act Brochure

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Revised: May 1, 2012

The safety and well-being of children and other vulnerable individuals is a national priority. The National Child Protection Act (NCPA), as amended by the Volunteers for Children’s Act (VCA), is a federal public act that encourages states to authorize fingerprint-based national criminal history record information checks of individuals having unsupervised access to children, the elderly and people with disabilities. This act specifically authorizes the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to provide national criminal history record information to qualified private organizations pursuant to the NCPA/VCA through the state's central repository. The Illinois State Police (ISP) has worked to implement computer programming which will allow private organizations in Illinois to access national criminal history record information pursuant to the NCPA/VCA.

The NCPA/VCA will be instrumental in providing an increased level of protection for Illinois children and other vulnerable adults placed in the care of adults for which a national criminal history record check has been performed. Private organizations that work with children, the elderly and people with disabilities will now have access to national criminal history record information compiled by the FBI and disseminated through the ISP. Such access will prove to be a valuable tool in screening perspective employees and volunteers who seek to work for such organizations. Consequently, a greater level of protection will be afforded to the most vulnerable members of our society. Authorized organizations operating in Illinois that seek national criminal history record information will be eligible to receive it through the Illinois State Police pursuant to the NCPA/VCA starting September 1, 2009.

Implementation of the NCPA/VCA is a major milestone for the citizens of Illinois.
 
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