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Section 2151.904 | Information provided to qualified organization.

 

(A) Before a qualified organization provides for hosting of a child with a host family and every four years thereafter, a prospective host family and all other persons eighteen years of age or older who reside in the host family's home shall request, and shall provide to the qualified organization the results of, the following for the host family and all other persons eighteen years of age or older who reside in the home:

(1) A criminal records check, as defined under division (G) of section 109.572 of the Revised Code, and information from the federal bureau of investigation, as part of the criminal records check, including fingerprint-based checks of national crime information databases as described in 42 U.S.C. 671;

(2) A background check in the central registry of abuse and neglect of this state from the department of job and family services.

(B) A person subject to division (A) of this section may request the criminal records check and information required under division (A)(1) of this section from either of the following:

(1) The superintendent of the bureau of criminal identification and investigation;

(2) Any entity authorized, on behalf of the person, to request the superintendent to conduct the criminal records check and provide the information.

(C) If a person subject to division (A) of this section fails to provide the results of the criminal records and background checks and the information required under that division to the qualified organization, the organization shall not authorize hosting with the host family.

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