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HB1075: Expand Dept Human Services Employment Disqualifications

Criminal Justice
Bill Number: HB1075
Year: 2009
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: Rep. Middleton


Expands the criminal history background check requirement for employment at the Dept of Human Services to all employees of the department, and not just those that work directly with vulnerable persons. Expands the list of convictions in the past 10 years that disqualify a person from employment to include all Class 2, 3, 4 and 5 felonies, felony drug offenses, and misdemeanor offenses of unlawful sexual conduct, and also within the disqualification persons who have successfully completed a deferred judgment for such offenses. **Amended disqualification section.

Read the bill here.

Current Status:

04/03/2009 Postponed Indefinitely in House Appropriations

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