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Community Care Facilities Act   

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(a) A foster family agency shall not place a child in a certified family home until the foster family agency has received both a criminal record clearance and a child abuse and neglect registry clearance, as specified in Section 1522.1, from the department, except as provided in subdivisions (b) and (c).

(b) Any peace officer, or other category of person approved by the department subject to criminal record clearance as a condition of employment, and who has submitted fingerprints and executed a declaration regarding criminal convictions, may receive a child in placement pending the receipt of a criminal record clearance when the certified family home has met all other licensing requirements.

(c) Any person currently licensed pursuant to this chapter by the department or a county, when the certified family home has met all other licensing requirements, and who has submitted fingerprints and executed a declaration regarding criminal convictions, may receive, or continue, a child in placement pending the receipt of a criminal record clearance.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 583, Sec. 14.)