DFPS Centralized Background Check Unit Operating Handbook

Revision March 2012

This revision of the DFPS Centralized Background Check Unit Operating Handbook was published on March 1, 2012. Summaries of new or revised items are provided below.

Background Checks for External User Access to Information Resources

The entire 2000 section is revised.

Revised the title and content. Deleted sections; revised others. The sections on exemptions and waivers are new. Background check procedures are outlined. Details about background check determinations are now included.

Originally published as a revision to Operating Policy CBCU-2104. In the Operating Handbook, see:

Section 2000 Background Checks for External User Access to Information Resources.

DFPS History Checks for Prospective Employees

The entire 3000 section is revised.

This policy is revised to:

  •   clarify roles and IMPACT closure types would be either a bar or require a review to determine whether or not the person would be barred from DFPS employment;

  •   more clearly outline the roles that CBCU, hiring specialists, hiring authorities, and staffing specialists have in regards to DFPS History checks on prospective employees; and

  •   incorporate a new process by which CBCU will make decisions to bar or clear state office level prospective employees when they have matches on their DFPS History check

Originally published as a revision to Operating Policy CBCU-6102. In the Operating Handbook, see:

Section 3000 DFPS History Checks for Prospective Employees.