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SB 906: Background Screening Requirements/School Districts


Background Screening Requirements/School Districts; Authorizes the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, rather than the Department of Law Enforcement, to take fingerprints, conduct background checks through the Department of Law Enforcement, and issue statewide certificates signifying that a person has met the uniform, statewide qualifications necessary for noninstructional school district employees or contractual personnel to have access to school grounds when students are present, have direct contact with students, or have access to or control of school funds, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Education Pre-K - 12
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/9/2011 Senate • Filed
2/17/2011 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Criminal Justice; Budget -SJ 70
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 70
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Education Pre-K - 12