DFPS Background Checks Handbook

Summary of Previous Revisions

September 2019

Volunteer and Intern Background Checks

Background Checks for State and Federal Audit Staff

August 2019

Background Checks for Residential Operations

June 2018

Purchased Client Services (PCS) Background Checks

Changes in the Texas Penal Code

April 2018

Section 1000 Reorganization Updates

February 2018

CBCU Changed to BC

October 9, 2017

Changes to System of Contract Operation and Reporting (SCOR) and COO Terminology (PATS 10437)

October 2, 2017

1300 Definitions and 4000 to clarify background check procedures (PATS 10247)

New 6000 Central Registry Checks for the Public (PATS 10292)

July 1, 2017

Appendix 2000-1: Purchased Client Services (PCS) Background Check Criminal History Chart

June 1, 2017

ABCS Background Checks

HHS Enterprise Portal

3200 Background Check Waivers and Appendix 3000-3 Addition

Appeal Decisions

May 1, 2017

Appendix 3000-1 Criminal History Chart

April 3, 2017

Updating Appendix 3000-2

March 1, 2017

Procedures for Updated ABCS Application

November 1, 2016

Background Checks for External User Access to Information Resources

October 1, 2016

Updating CBCU Appendix Charts 3000-1 and 3000-2

August 1, 2016

Changes to CBCU Policy Regarding Fast Passes

June 1, 2016

New CBCU Handbook

May 1, 2016

Annual Update to Criminal History Requirements Chart for Purchased Client Services Background Checks

January 2016

Handbook Reorganization

Submitting Background Checks for CASA Employees, Volunteers, and Board Members

October 2015

Adding Alternative Response to DFPS History Checks for Prospective Employees Policy

March 2015

Revisions to PCS Background Check Policy

November 2013

New Handbook Format for Policy (previously three operating policies)

August 2013

Policy Exemptions

Nonexpiring Waivers

Definitions

When Access Is No Longer Needed

Criminal and DFPS Histories

Renumbered Items

June 2013

Supervised Independent Living

January 2013

Background Checks for Purchased Client Services (Section 1000) Updated

August 2012

Various Revisions

May 2012

Definitions

March 2012

Background Checks for External User Access to Information Resources

DFPS History Checks for Prospective Employees

October 2011

PCS Background Check Criminal History Chart

September 2011

Exemption List

July 2011

Contractors Previously Exempt From PCS Background Check Policy

April 2007

New policies:

CBCU-1104 Background Checks for Purchased Client Services

CBCU-2104 Background Checks for External User Access to Information Resources

October 2006

New policy:

CBCU-6102 DFPS History Checks for Prospective Employees