There is a public safety need to disclose whether criminal history background screenings have been performed and to increase public awareness of the possible risks associated with Internet dating, Internet child care, Internet senior care, and Internet home care activities.
The primary purpose of this Act is to enhance the safety of individuals who use an Internet service to facilitate dating, child care, senior care, or home care.
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The offer of Internet dating services, child care services, senior care services, and home care services to residents of this State, and the acceptance of membership fees from residents of this State means that an Internet dating service, Internet child care service, Internet senior care service, or Internet home care service is conducting business in this State and is subject to regulation by this State and the jurisdiction of the State's courts."Criminal background screening" means a name search for a person's criminal convictions initiated by an Internet dating service provider, an Internet child care service provider, an Internet senior care service provider, or an Internet home care provider and conducted by: "Internet child care service" means a person or entity, in the business, for a fee, of providing access to a database, principally on or through the Internet, of seekers and providers of child care services.
"Internet senior care service" means a person or entity in the business, for a fee, of providing access to a database, principally on or through the Internet, of seekers and providers of senior care services.