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A. A state hospital employee or volunteer must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued pursuant to section 41-1758.07 or must apply for a fingerprint clearance card within seven working days after beginning employment or performing volunteer work. The employee or volunteer must certify on forms that are provided by the department and that are notarized that the person is not awaiting trial on or has never been convicted of or admitted in open court or pursuant to a plea agreement to committing any of the offenses listed in section 41-1758.07, subsection B in this state or any similar offense in another state or jurisdiction. A conviction after a plea of no contest is deemed to be a conviction for the purposes of this subsection.
B. The state hospital may not allow a person to be an employee or perform volunteer work if that person has been denied a fingerprint clearance card pursuant to section 41-1758.07 or has not received an interim approval from the board of fingerprinting pursuant to section 41-619.55, subsection I.
C. For the purposes of this section, "state hospital" includes the Arizona community protection and treatment center.