Compliance Info

All Accutrace services, from criminal background checks and fingerprinting, to drug testing and adverse action notification, are executed in full compliance with state, federal, and industry rules and regulations. We work closely with legislative officials as well as regulatory agencies such as TSA, FAA, DOT, FCRA and the U.S. State Department to ensure our services, and our clients' screening practices, meet or exceed all mandates.

Our staff closely monitors legal and regulatory changes and notifies our clients of any pertinent changes. We also provide all the correct forms, documents and resources to our clients to help them maintain compliant background screening.*

Our technology system protocols use provides the highest level of integrity and maximum protection to give you safe and secured transfer of information.

* Accutrace is not legal counsel and does not provide clients with legal advice. Clients should always consult with in-house or contracted legal counsel regarding any legal issues pertinent to background screening or credentialing.

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
The FCRA governs consumer reports and consumer reporting agencies. It protects individuals by stressing the accuracy, fairness and privacy of information in the files of the consumer reporting agency.

Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act
This act helps prevent identity theft and improves the resolution of consumer disputes, accuracy of consumer records, and use of and access to credit information.

Americans with Disabilities Act
The statute prohibits employers from discriminating against individuals with disabilities who are qualified to perform essential job duties.

USA Patriot Act
The law aims to deter and punish terrorist acts in the U.S. and around the world, and to enhance law enforcement investigatory tools. The act increases the surveillance and investigative power of law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act promulgated a new set of rules governing corporate ethics in public companies. The far-reaching law significantly changes the landscape for corporate governance, controls, audits and financial disclosures. It affects approximately 15,000 companies.

Department of Transportation Drug Testing
The Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991 requires drug and alcohol testing of safety-sensitive transportation employees in aviation, trucking, railroads, mass transit, pipelines and other transportation industries. DOT publishes rules on who must conduct drug and alcohol tests, how to conduct those tests and what procedures to use when testing. The regulations cover all transportation employers, safety-sensitive transportation employees and service agents — roughly 12.1 million people.

Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act
The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act requires financial institutions to ensure the security and confidentiality of personal information collected from customers, including bank and credit card account numbers, income and credit histories, and social security numbers.

Recent News

Important Compliance Update for I-9/E-Verify

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced October 25, 2011 that the agency is now issuing an enhanced Employment Authorization Document (EAD) and a redesigned Certificate of Citizenship (Form N-560) with new features to strengthen security and deter fraud.

Accutrace, Inc. Announces Adverse Action Advantage™

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, October 26, 2011 - Accutrace, Inc., a nationwide full-service background screening and healthcare/military credentialing company, today announced a new offering to help organizations with Adverse Action FCRA compliance.

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