PA Law – Existing Volunteer

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Existing Volunteer must secure and provide the following clearances to the Cradle of Liberty Council


  1. Report of Criminal History from the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), (free after 7/25/15)
  2. Child Abuse History Clearance from the Department of Human Services, (free after 7/25/15),
  3. Fingerprint based FBI Criminal History Clearance submitted through the Department of Human Services, $27.50,


Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. How long are my previous clearances good for?

A. Clearances are valid for 60 months (5 years) following the disseminated date noted on each clearance.

Q. What is the timeline to provide the clearances to Cradle of Liberty Council?

A. To be current, as per Pennsylvania law, all existing volunteers must secure their new clearances prior to the earliest expiration date, to continue their volunteer role.

Q. How to Submit Clearances to Cradle of Liberty Council?

A.  To upload your clearances, click here


According to PA state law, we can only accept a handwritten “wet” signature or a registered digital signature.  If you are unable to print or scan this document, you can download and use the free version of Adobe Acrobat to obtain a registered digital signature.


Resources for further information:

  1. Pennsylvania Website on Child Protection:
  2. Pennsylvania Volunteer FAQ:
  3. Pennsylvania Mandated Reporter FAQ:


Any questions or issues please email or call (484) 654-9214[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]