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2019 Senate Bill 293: Limit using criminal background to bar occupational licensure

Public Act 388 of 2020

Introduced by Sen. Jeremy Moss (D) on May 1, 2019
To require state officials in charge of state occupational licensure mandates to include in an annual report they currently file the number of license applications that are denied because of an applicant’s “lack of good moral character” as indicated by having a criminal record, with these summarized by the category of offense on which those denials were based. See also House Bill 4488.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on May 1, 2019
Reported in the Senate on September 24, 2020
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on September 30, 2020
Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on September 30, 2020
Reported in the House on December 1, 2020
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on January 4, 2021