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Jessica Lunsford Act (JLA)

The Jessica Lunsford Act requires:

  • All contracted vendors who are permitted access on school grounds when students are present, who have direct contact with students, or have access to or control of school funds, to undergo a background check and meet Level 2 screening requirements pursuant to Florida State Statute 1012.32.  
  • All non-instructional contractors who are permitted access to school grounds when students are present: 
    • Must be a resident and citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien of the United States as determined by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. 
    • Must be 18 years of age or older; and 
    • Must meet the background screening requirements pursuant to Florida State Statute 1012.467.

To register for fingerprint and a badge follow these instructions:

  • Visit
  • Click on Schedule an Appointment, Sign Up & follow the instructions for creating a Password and Security Question and then click Sign Up and Continue.  If you already have an account, click on Log In.
  • Enter one of these Fieldprint Codes:  FPVolusiaVendor (for fingerprint & badge - $83.25)  or  FPVolusiaVendorBadge (for replacement badge only - $10.00)
  • Enter the contact and demographic information required by the FBI and schedule a fingerprint appointment at the location of your choosing.
  • You will also need your Company Vendor/JLA Code (in this format JLA#######).
  • At the end of the process, print the Confirmation Page. Take the Confirmation Page with you to your fingerprint appointment, along with two valid government IDs. You will also need the Vendor/JLA Code which your company will provide to you.
  • For questions or problems with the Fieldprint website, contact their customer service at 877-614-4364 or
  • Please direct any other questions regarding JLA to (386) 734-7190, (386) 255-6475 or (386) 427-5223 ext. 20262.

Once fingerprinting is reviewed and the criteria is met, your employer will be contacted with information on how to retrieve your contractor vendor badge.  In order to receive your badge, you must provide a copy of your I-9 along with 2 valid government IDs, as a part of the eligibility for clearance. 

Additional Resources

Cleared JLA Vendors          JLA Statute