Reporting Instructions: DCF CORe Code 3324

Adam Walsh Foster/Adoptive Parent Fingerprinting

Report 100% of the costs for the processing of fingerprints through the federal Adam Walsh Protection and Safety Act, Public Law (P.L.) 109-248. The federal Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act, Public Law (P.L.) 109-248, was signed into law on July 27, 2006, and became effective on October 1, 2006. Effective January 1, 2008 a provision of the law requires state agencies and their local governmental agencies or covered private agencies, to check all fingerprints of prospective foster and prospective adoptive parents. The fingerprints that are collected under this Act must be submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Justice and must be identified as submitted in compliance with the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act. The Wisconsin Department of Justice will process the fingerprints through the Wisconsin criminal information database and submit the fingerprints to the FBI for processing through the appropriate national criminal information databases.   Costs reported on line 3324 will be paid up to the contract amount.

Costs reported over the contract amount may be moved by the county to line 3561 for payment if the 3561 is not fully spent.




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