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2018 House Bill 6043: Require report to state of disclosures on prospective school employees
Introduced by Rep. Cara Clemente (D) on May 17, 2018
To expand a law that requires individuals who apply for a school job to sign a document that authorizes the applicant’s current or former employers to disclose any unprofessional conduct to the school. The bill would require the school to report to the Department of Education any information obtained this way about sex or other crimes involving a minor, or inappropriate conduct involving a minor. The bill would also require this if a school receives similar information about a current employee from a credible source. The department would be required to keep these reports for six years.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Law and Justice Committee on May 17, 2018
Reported in the House on May 23, 2018
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 88 to 21 in the House on May 24, 2018.
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(same description)
To expand a law that requires individuals who apply for a school job to sign a document that authorizes the applicant’s current or former employers to disclose any unprofessional conduct to the school. The bill would require the school to report to the Department of Education any information obtained this way about sex or other crimes involving a minor, or inappropriate conduct involving a minor. The bill would also require this if a school receives similar information about a current employee from a credible source. The department would be required to keep these reports for six years.
Received in the Senate on May 29, 2018
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 29, 2018
Reported in the Senate on June 7, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

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