HB 1634 State agencies; criminal background checks for certain positions, annual report to DHRM.
Richard C. "Rip" Sullivan, Jr. | all patrons    ...    notes
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Summary as introduced:
Department of Human Resources Management; criminal background checks; state agency positions designated as sensitive; agencies to report to the Department. Requires each state agency to create and annually update a list of the positions that it has designated as sensitive and submit the list to the Department of Human Resources Management by July 1 of each year. The bill clarifies who would be subject to a criminal background investigation in a sensitive position. The bill expands the definition of sensitive position to include those positions (i) responsible for the health, safety, and welfare of citizens or the protection of critical infrastructures; (ii) that have access to sensitive information, including information obtained from the Internal Revenue Service; and (iii) that are otherwise required by state or federal law to be designated as sensitive. The bill contains an emergency clause.

Full text:
01/04/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/13/16 17101387D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/04/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/13/16 17101387D
01/04/17  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/11/17  House: Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/31/17  House: Subcommittee recommends striking from docket by voice vote
02/02/17  House: Stricken from docket by General Laws by voice vote