House Bill 39

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Title AN ACT relating to student criminal history background checks.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 170
Sponsors A. Scott, G. Brown Jr, K. Flood, M. Marzian
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to prohibit public postsecondary institutions from inquiring about a prospective student's criminal history prior to admission, except for certain types of offenses; allow an institution to inquire about a student's criminal history after admission, for the purposes of providing support services and informing decisions regarding a student's participation in campus activities, organizations, and residency; allow an institution to inquire about a student's criminal history prior to admission into a professional degree program, but prohibit denial of admission based solely on criminal history; require institutions to provide counseling regarding occupational licensing requirements to a professional degree student who has a criminal history.
Index Headings of Original Version Crimes and Punishments - Public postsecondary students, criminal background checks on
Education, Higher - Student criminal background checks, restrictions on
Universities and Colleges - Student criminal background checks, restrictions on

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08/31/17
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/02/18
  • introduced in House
  • to Education (H)


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