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Chapter 4. Procedure for Application for, Adding Authorization to, and Renewal of Credentials. Article 2. Direct Application to the Commission. Fingerprints.   

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(a) Except as provided in subsection (c), each applicant for a credential shall submit with the application verification of livescan. Individuals who reside outside California may submit duplicate personal identification cards provided by the Commission or obtained from the Bureau of Identification of the Department of Justice. Such identification cards shall be completed in the manner required by the instructions on the card.

(b) The fingerprints of the applicant shall be taken by a qualified officer or employee of the state, or of any political subdivision thereof, or by a person designated by the Commission.

(c) Where an applicant is seeking an additional credential and has filed fingerprints in connection with a previous credential, or renewal thereof, said applicant need not subsequently submit fingerprints except upon express request by the Commission or when a valid credential, certificate, permit, waiver, or other document issued by the Commission has not been held for more than eighteen months.

(d) Fingerprints submitted to the Commission electronically via livescan prior to the filing of an application form by the individual will be valid for eighteen months. If an application form is subsequently filed after the eighteen month validity period, the individual will be required to resubmit fingerprints.

Authority cited:

Education Code 44225


Education Code 44340

(Amended by Register 2012, No. 17.)