RCPA - Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association


DPW Releases Bulletin Amending Child Protective Services Law
June 30, 2008

The Department of Public Welfare has released Bulletin 3490-08-03, Implementation of Act 179 of 2006 and Act 73 of 2007 Amending the Child Protective Services Law. This bulletin explains and clarifies the new background check requirements related to Act 179 of 2006 and Act 73 of 2007, both of which amended the Child Protective Services Law (23 Pa. C.S., Chapter 63). This bulletin also clarifies how these amendments co-exist with the requirements of Act 160 of 2004.

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