1-33-63. Background investigation of information technology employees and contractors. The commissioner of the Bureau of Information and Telecommunications may require any information technology employee, new employee, or contractor to pass a background investigation. The background investigation may be criminal or of another nature. The state and federal criminal background investigation shall be by means of a fingerprint check by the Division of Criminal Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The bureau shall submit the completed fingerprint card to the Division of Criminal Investigation before the new employee or contractor enters into service. Any person whose employment is subject to the requirements of this section may enter into service on a temporary basis pending receipt of results of the background investigation. Any person whose employment or contract is subject to the requirements of this section shall pay any fee charged for the background investigation.