New Legislation In Ny Gives Not For Profits Access To The Fbi Sex Offender Registry

03.29.18 | Bob Price

Under previous law, organizations like summer camps or Little Leagues only had access to the New York state criminal database.

Now, they can screen volunteers through the FBI database.

An estimated 15 million adults around the country volunteer for youth programs.

Senator Chuck Schumer says the reforms should give parents peace of mind knowing that their children are in good hands when they drop them of at camp or after-school programs.