HB 1729 Criminal background checks; DBHDS to use for employment of certain persons.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)
Background checks; providers licensed by DBHDS.  Allows community services boards and providers licensed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to hire for compensation a person who has been convicted of not more than one offense of assault and battery of a law-enforcement officer under 18.2-57, or an equivalent offense in another if (i) the person has been granted a simple pardon if the offense was a felony committed in Virginia, or the equivalent if the offense was committed in another state; (ii) more than 10 years have elapsed since the conviction; and (iii) the hiring provider determines, based upon a screening assessment, that the criminal behavior was substantially related to the applicant's substance abuse and that the person has been successfully rehabilitated and is not a risk to consumers based on his criminal history background and his substance abuse history, notwithstanding the statutory prohibition on employment of a person otherwise convicted of assault and battery.

Full text:
01/10/11  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100805D  pdf | impact statement
01/25/11  House: Committee substitute printed 11104396D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/17/11  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1729ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/26/11  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0657)  pdf

01/10/11  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100805D
01/10/11  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/13/11  House: Assigned HWI sub: #3
01/18/11  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 2-N)
01/25/11  House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (19-Y 3-N)
01/25/11  House: Committee substitute printed 11104396D-H1
01/26/11  House: Read first time
01/27/11  House: Read second time
01/27/11  House: Committee substitute agreed to 11104396D-H1
01/27/11  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1729H1
01/28/11  House: Read third time and passed House (80-Y 15-N)
01/28/11  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (80-Y 15-N)
01/31/11  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/11  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/10/11  Senate: Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
02/11/11  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/14/11  Senate: Read third time
02/14/11  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/17/11  House: Enrolled
02/17/11  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1729ER)
02/17/11  House: Signed by Speaker
02/20/11  Senate: Signed by President
03/26/11  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 657 (effective 7/1/11)
03/26/11  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0657)