PUBLIC OFFICERS IN GENERAL
PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM
59-1305A. criminal history checks. (1) The public employee retirement system of Idaho (PERSI), through the cooperation of the Idaho state police, shall establish a system to obtain a criminal history check on individuals, including but not limited to classified and nonclassified employees as defined in section 67-5302, Idaho Code, those who will have access to personally identifiable information, and those who will have access to initiate or approve financial transactions. The criminal history check shall be based on a completed ten (10) finger fingerprint card or scan and shall include, at a minimum, information from the following state and national databases:
(a) The Idaho bureau of criminal identification; and
(b) The federal bureau of investigation.
(2) PERSI shall charge all such individuals a fee necessary to cover the cost of undergoing a criminal history check pursuant to this section. The total fee shall be sufficient to cover the net costs charged by the federal bureau of investigation and the Idaho state police. A record of all background checks shall be maintained by PERSI. A copy shall be provided to the applicant upon request.
(3) The Idaho state police and PERSI shall implement a joint exercise of powers agreement pursuant to sections 67-2328 through 67-2333, Idaho Code, necessary to implement the provisions of this section.
[59-1305A, added 2022, ch. 40, sec. 1, p. 104.]