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SB 1264: Background Screening


Background Screening; Requires direct service providers to participate in level 2 background screening as a condition for certification to serve clients of vocational rehabilitation. Prohibits persons for whom background screening is required from having contact with any vulnerable person until the screening process is complete. Requires the Commission for Independent Education to investigate the criminal justice information history for certain persons applying for a license or license renewal, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Higher Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Higher Education (HE)
  2. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/21/2011 Senate • Filed
3/7/2011 Senate • Referred to Higher Education; Budget -SJ 94
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 94
3/9/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Higher Education, 03/14/11, 1:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Higher Education