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At B&B Reporting, Inc., we are dedicated to delivering exceptional processes, protocols, and data security that exceed industry standards. Our commitment to excellence is evident in our accreditation, data security certifications, and stringent policies ensuring confidentiality and precise record retrieval.

Legal Compliance Basics

Legal compliance in the background screening industry is very important. Failure to comply can lead to lawsuits and potential judgments, so it is important to know the legislation governing background screening.

Statewide Criminal Search

A statewide criminal search consists of the court records of multiple sources from a state. Reports are comprised of, but are not limited to, date of arrest, case number, disposition date, disposition verdict, degree of charges (felony, misdemeanour, etc.), and the actual charge.

The Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act [FCRA]

The FCRA was enacted to protect the rights of individuals by promoting accuracy, fairness, and privacy of information obtained by Consumer Reporting Agencies (CRA).

The Drivers Privacy Protection Act [DPPA]

The DPPA protects the privacy of personal information assembled by state Department of Motor Vehicle divisions.

State Law Compliance

Navigating the hierarchy of background screening legislation is a complicated process. B&B Reporting utilizes the team approach to handling legal compliance in the screening industry utilizing a long list of sources including the Federal Trade Commission to interpret the laws to ensure compliance.

The information provided in this article is for general informational and educational purposes only, and is not a substitute for legal advice. Accordingly, before taking any actions based upon such information, we encourage you to consult with the appropriate legal professionals or licensed attorneys.

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