Video Release: SEN. TOOMEY: PASS MY BIPARTISAN BILL TO PROTECT CHILDREN
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On the Senate floor today, U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) urged action on his legislation to protect America's children from sexual and violent predators in the classroom. Cosponsored by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.), Sen. Toomey's bipartisan bill requires schools to perform background checks on all new and existing employees, and bans schools from helping a child molester find a new teaching job.
An identical bill passed the House unanimously.