3-6C-26 Criminal background checks for certain executive branch employees.
Criminal background checks for certain executive branch employees.
or new executive branch employee, whose duties include access to confidential information obtained
from the United States Internal Revenue Service or from an authorized secondary source, shall
submit to and successfully pass a state and federal criminal background investigation. The employee
shall submit to a fingerprint check by the Division of Criminal Investigation and the Federal Bureau
of Investigation before being granted access to any confidential information. The appointing
authority shall submit the completed fingerprint card to the Division of Criminal Investigation. In
addition to the initial criminal background investigation, each employee shall submit to a criminal
background investigation every ten years thereafter. The human resources commissioner may
promulgate rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26, to establish policies for exempt employees concerning
the procedure for submitting fingerprints and completing the criminal background investigation. The
commission may promulgate rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26, to establish policies for civil service
employees concerning the procedure for submitting fingerprints and completing the criminal
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The appointing authority may pay any fee charged for the cost of fingerprinting or the criminal
background investigation for any person whose employment is subject to the requirements of this
Source: SL 2017, ch 24, § 1.
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