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Subdivision 1.Terms.

The definitions in this section apply to sections 299C.60 to 299C.64.

Subd. 2.Background check crime.

"Background check crime" includes child abuse crimes, murder, manslaughter, felony level assault or any assault crime committed against a minor, kidnapping, arson, criminal sexual conduct, and prostitution-related crimes.

Subd. 3.Child.

"Child" means an individual under the age of 18.

Subd. 4.Child abuse crime.

"Child abuse crime" means:

(1) an act committed against a minor victim that constitutes a violation of section 609.185, clause (5); 609.221; 609.222; 609.223; 609.224; 609.2242; 609.322; 609.324; 609.342; 609.343; 609.344; 609.345; 609.352; 609.377; or 609.378; or

(2) a violation of section 152.021, subdivision 1, clause (4); 152.022, subdivision 1, clause (5) or (6); 152.023, subdivision 1, clause (3) or (4); 152.023, subdivision 2, clause (4) or (6); or 152.024, subdivision 1, clause (2), (3), or (4).

Subd. 5.Children's service provider.

"Children's service provider" means a business or organization, whether public, private, for profit, nonprofit, or voluntary, that provides children's services, including a business or organization that licenses or certifies others to provide children's services. "Children's service provider" includes an international student exchange visitor placement organization under chapter 5A.

Subd. 6.Children's service worker.

"Children's service worker" means a person who has, may have, or seeks to have access to a child to whom the children's service provider provides children's services, and who:

(1) is employed by, volunteers with, or seeks to be employed by or volunteer with a children's service provider;

(2) is an independent contractor who provides children's services to a children's service provider; or

(3) owns, operates, or seeks to own or operate a children's service provider.

Subd. 7.Children's services.

"Children's services" means the provision of care, treatment, education, training, instruction, or recreation to children.

Subd. 8.

[Repealed, 2009 c 59 art 6 s 25]

Subd. 8a.Conviction.

"Conviction" means a criminal conviction or an adjudication of delinquency for an offense that would be a crime if committed by an adult.

Subd. 9.Superintendent.

"Superintendent" means the superintendent of the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

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