Mississippi daycare scanning system delayed
The start of a child finger scanning system at child
care facilities in Mississippi has been delayed.
The system would require parents who benefit from
federally subsidized vouchers to scan their fingerprints to check their
children in or out.
The delay comes after a Jackson Child Care Center
owner filed a lawsuit this week.
The suit claims the Department of Human Services
acted illegally by proposing a rule about the scanners without taking into
consideration the cost.
Yesterday, a judge ruled DHS must restart the rule
making processes meaning it will be mid-December before the system can be
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