|OK||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Notification of Employee Charges, Convications|
Requires district attorneys to notify the state board when an employee is charged with a felony or violent misdemeanor and when the employee...
|OR||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Drug Tests for School Transportation Providers|
Requires every school transportation provider to have either an in-house drug and alcohol testing program that meets the federal requirement...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Contract ofr Electronic Fingerprinting|
An emergency measure that allows the Department of Public Safety (DPS) to contract for
electronic services related to fingerprint clearance ...
|FL||To governor 04/2013||P-12||Background Screening and ID Badges for Noninstructional Contractors on School Grounds|
Requires DOE to create uniform, statewide identification badge to be worn by noninstructional contractors signifying that contractor has met...
|NH||To governor 04/2013||P-12||Background Checks|
Requires criminal records checks of driver education instructors. Updates references relating to suspending or revoking a school license or ...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Criminal History Record Checks|
Any person who has been employed as a full-time teacher by a school district in the state and applies for employment as a full-time teacher ...
|MS||To governor 04/2013||P-12||Grounds for License Denial and Procedural Resinstatement for Teacher and Administrator Licensure|
Amends law to include failing to attain a 21 ACT equivalent or achieve the nationally recommended passing score on the praxis core academic ...
|OR||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Criminal Background Checks for Early Childhood Education Programs|
Makes amendment to include early childhood education programs be being able to request fingerprints and conduct a background check.
|AR||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||School Personnel Background Checks|
Revises laws governing background checks for educators, fiscal officers, nonlicensed school district staff, and student teachers. Adds staff...
|MA||Signed into law 01/2013||P-12||An Act relative to background checks|
Requires the Board of Education to conduct a fingerprint-based background test before issuing a teacher or child care license. Directs the b...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Criminal Background Checks for Any Mentors of Students|
This act would require that individuals seeking to participate in any mentoring program whereby the individual would be working with a stude...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Unethical Conduct and Employment Decisions|
Provides more transparency and open communication between Idaho's public schools and the
Professional Standards Commission with regard to in...
|AK||Adopted 03/2012||P-12||Career or Technical Education Teaching Certificate|
4 AAC 12.370, 372, 385
Revises the requirements for issuance of a limited career or technical education certificate (Type M), to include, a period of validity limi...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12|
|Teachers of Online Courses and College Partnership Laboratory Schools; Background Checks|
Clarifies that teachers of online courses and in college partnership laboratory schools shall, as a condition of employment requiring direct...
|AL||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Criminal History Background Checks|
Makes clarifying changes to the laws governing certain criminal history background checks, and provides for permissive referrals for prosecu...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2012||P-12||Disclosure of Public Employee Contracts|
Allows for the public inspection or copying of any current or prior contract with any public employee and any related document that specifie...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2012||P-12||District Payment of Criminal Background Checks|
Permits a school district, at the discretion of the school district, to pay the fees charged for any criminal background investigation that ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||Criminal Background Checks|
Provides that upon request of a school, school district, community college district, or private school, any information obtained by a school...
|MI||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Teacher and Administrator Evaluation/Governor's Council on Educator Effectiveness|
From Legislative Staff Summary - Specifies provisions that must apply to personnel decisions concerning teachers when a school district or i...
|NH||Became law without governor's signature 07/2011||P-12||Regulations for Nonrenomination or Nonreelection of Teachers|
Amends the length of time required for a teacher to be entitled to the rights of notification and hearing for failure to be renominated or r...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Background Checks at Certain Schools|
H.B. 153 - Background Checks at Certain Schools
Requires that staff at a nonpublic school participating in the Jon Peterson special needs scholarship program or at a college-preparatory bo...
|PA||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Multiple Sections - Certification|
Creates a new avenue for mid-career professionals to joing the teaching ranks through the use of "residency" certificates that allow for a s...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Drivers Education and Background Checks|
Directs the Sunset Advisory Commission to review the education agency's jurisdiction and control over driver education and driving safety sc...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||Security-Sensitive Positions and Criminal Background Checks|
Amends definition of "security-sensitive position" to include any employee who has access to (1) another person's personal information or id...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Eligibility to Provide Services under Contract with a School|
Specifies that contracting or subcontracting entities may not allow an employee to provide services at a school if the employee has been con...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Training on Sexual Abuse and Child Molestation for Staff at Postsecondary Programs for Minors|
Defines "campus program for minors" as a program operated by or on the campus of a public or private/independent institution of higher educa...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Seniority Should Not Be Used in Hiring Decisions|
S.B. 7 - Seniority Should Not Be Used in Hiring Decisions
(Does not apply to Chicago Public Schools (CPS), as CPS already requires hiring for new and vacant positions to be based on seniority.) Spec...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Extends Employment Reference Immunity to School Employees|
Extends employment reference immunity to employees of local school districts. Provides that an employee of a school district t who discloses...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Written Notices of Termination|
Eliminates the requirement that written notices of termination for K-12 teachers in public schools contain a statement of prior authorizatio...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Substitute Teachers|
Authorizes substitute teachers to be employed and paid by a local education agency (LEA) or by a third party provider. Substitute teachers e...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Teacher License Revocation|
Amends and adds certain crimes for which the department of education must revoke the licence of a school employee. Requires applicants for c...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Offenses Disqualifying Employment and Revoking Licenses|
Adds criminal offenses and circumstances that disqualify individuals from employment at districts and schools, based primarily on background...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Adds Protected Classes to Law on Discrimination in the Employment of Public School Employees|
Conforms the provisions of state law relating to discrimination in the employment of public school employees to other provisions of state la...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Assistance in Background Checks at Private Schools|
Allows nonpublic schools to contract with BOCES for criminal background checks. http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?default_fld=&bn=A06611%09%0...
|DE||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Senate's Teacher Hiring Task Force|
Implements the recommendations of the Senate's Teacher Hiring Task Force. Creates an estimated unit count each March, which the Department o...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Ethics|
Oversight moved from the state board of education to the Professional Standards Commission. School districts - employees - Amends and adds t...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Teacher Layoff and Teacher Tenure|
Prohibits districts from using a last-hired-first-fired layoff policy when terminating school district employees. Permits a district to cons...
|FL||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Teacher Transfers|
S.B. 736 - Teacher Transfers
Provides that before transferring a teacher, the district superintendent must provide the principal of the receiving school with the teacher...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Rehiring of Retired Employee|
Identifies conditions under which a retiree's retirement allowance may not be cancelled if a retiree is reemployed by a participating employ...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Renewable Contracts|
Section 33-515 states that it is the intent of the legislature that after January 31, 2011, no new employment contract between a school dist...
|IL||Signed into law 12/2010||P-12||Authorizations for Substitute Teachers|
Authorizes a fee, not to exceed the cost of the background check, to be charged to applicants seeking employment as a substitute teacher. Pr...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2010||P-12||Heritage Schools|
Applies specified background check procedures to heritage schools, which serve children between the ages of 5 and 18 who attend a public or ...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Informing Private Schools of Action Against Credentialholders|
Existing law requires the commission on teacher credentialing to send on a monthly basis to each private school a list of all teachers who h...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Background Checks|
Amends Section 45125.01. Adds to existing provision allowing a single district or county superintendent to act on behalf of multiple distric...
|NH||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Notification of Continuation of Employment|
This bill requires the superintendent to notify, in writing, all qualified education support personnel and non-certified school district emp...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Career Employees Resigning Without Agreement of Superintendent|
Requires superintendents to report to the state board of education on career employees who resign without the written agreement of the super...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||National Criminal History Record Check|
Allows a local board to request in writing to the state board that a national criminal history record check be conducted on any school emplo...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||List of Registered Sex Offenders|
Replaces requirement that the department of education (DOE) annually send each school a list of all registered sex offenders with requiremen...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Requires Criminal Record and Sex Offender Registry Checks|
Criminal Record Search: Requires individuals hired by a local school board to serve in any capacity in a public school to undergo a criminal...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Personal Leave Restrictions|
Requires approval by the director of schools or the director's designee for a teacher to take personal leave on days when professional devel...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Interscholastic Athletics|
Requires the state board of education or any agency designated by the state board to manage interscholastic athletics to promulgate administ...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Background Checks on Existing Teachers in Private Schools|
Permits private, parochial and church schools to require a national and state criminal background check on each certified teacher once every...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Background Checks for School Applicants, Employees and Volunteers|
Modifies provisions regarding criminal background checks for employees of, or volunteers at, school districts, charter schools and private s...
|AL||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Sex Offenders Barred from Driving School Buses|
Adds new Section 36-6-49.25. Relates to commercial driver licenses issued by the department of public safety. Effective July 2010, prohibits...
|AL||Signed into law 02/2010||P-12||Alabama Educator Code of Ethics|
Provides that after determining the state board's proposed July 2009 amendment to Rule 290-4-1, creating the "Alabama Educator Code of Ethic...
|IL||Adopted 01/2010||P-12||Certification of Persons with Certificates Previously Denied, Suspended or Revoked|
23 IAC 25.485
Requires each applicant for issuance, renewal or registration of an Illinois certificate or for the addition of another credential (e.g., en...
|UT||Adopted 01/2010||P-12||Arrests/Convictions of Current or Prospective Licensees|
Revised provision clarifies that the Utah State Office of Education (USOE) must review reports received from the department of public safety...
|OH||Signed into law 12/2009||P-12||Background Checks of School Bus/Van Drivers|
H.B. 19 - School Bus/Van Drivers
Directs the department to amend rule 3301-83-23 of the Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) that took effect August 27, 2009, and that specifies t...
|UT||Adopted 11/2009||P-12||Background Checks During Teacher Licensure Renewal|
Provides a new section that requires all licensed Utah educators when renewing their Utah educator licenses to submit fingerprints for a bac...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2009||P-12||Certificate to Supervise or Coach Student Activity|
Requires a noncertified candidate, prior to assuming a paid or volunteer position to supervise, direct, or coach a pupil activity program sp...
|UT||Adopted 09/2009||P-12||Background Checks and Reporting of Employee Arrests|
Provides procedures for requiring licensed public education employees to report certain types of arrests, including sex-, drug- or alcohol-r...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Charter Schools|
S.B. 1977 - Charter Schools
Requires charter schools to run criminal history records checks and checks of the Statewide Child Murderer and Violent Offender Against Yout...
|OH||Rule Adoption 08/2009||P-12||Employment of Individuals with Criminal Convictions|
OAC 3301-20-01, -03, -83-23
Rescinds and establishes new rules regarding employment of individuals in positions that require a license and licensure of individuals with...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Teacher Conduct, Licensure Suspension and Revocation|
Provides that it is a state attorney's duty to notify the state superintendent of education, the applicable regional superintendent of schoo...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Background Checks|
H.B. 1 - Section 3319.291, 3319.391 and 3327.10
Provides that an individual applying for any certificate, license or permit or for the renewal of any certificate, license or permit is not ...
|AL||Adopted 07/2009||P-12||Alabama Educator Code of Ethics|
Adds section creating the Alabama Educator Code of Ethics. Identifies nine areas of standards of conduct, including teacher/student relation...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Employee's Conditional Status|
Clarifies that a district, charter school, or BOCES employee's conditional status ends 45 days after notification of clearance for employmen...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Background Checks and Disclosure Requirements|
Addresses the hiring of employees by local public school boards and the disclosure of information of certain instances of sexual misconduct,...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Preliminary Evaluation of License Eligibility|
Adds new Subchapter D, "Preliminary Evaluation of License Eligibility" to Chapter 53, Occupations Code. Authorizes an individual to request ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Background Checks|
H.B. 2730 - Sections 6.11, 9A.03
Requires an entity subcontracting with a district, charter school or shared services agreement to obtain a criminal record information for e...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Child Abuse and Teacher Certification|
Relates to the authority of an administrative law judge to order the release of information concerning a child abuse and neglect investigati...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Teacher Ethics|
Allows Teacher Standards and Practices Commission to issue public reprimand or to suspend or revoke right to apply for license or registrati...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Background Checks|
Allows Department of Education to conduct criminal records checks of person who is employed or applying for employment by department or who ...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Fingerprinting|
Allows Department of Education to require fingerprints of all new hires of school districts or private schools; requires department to deter...
Amends rules relating to uniformity. Includes definitions and addresses the process of obtaining a criminal history check for applicants for...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2009||Postsec.||Background Checks for Teacher Preparation Candidates|
Requires each applicant for admission to a teacher preparation program at a two-year or four-year institution to complete a criminal history...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Modifies School Background Check Requirements|
Modifies school background check requirements relating to disciplinary actions. Deletes a portion of the provision relating to sexual miscon...
|OR||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Background Checks|
Requires applicant for position with school district to submit list of current and past employers and to provide written authorization and r...
|IN||Signed into law 04/2009||Postsec.||Background Checks, Student Discipline|
Exempts a postsecondary educational institution from paying a fee for a limited pre-employment criminal history record; requires school corp...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Background Checks|
Eliminates the requirement that the Washington State Patrol charge school districts and educational service districts for only the increment...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Checks for all Public School Employees and Bus Drivers|
Enhances the safety of children by requiring central registry checks for all public school employees and bus drivers.
|KY||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Background Check for Parent Members of School Councils|
Requires a criminal records check for parent members of school-based decision making councils. Allows members to serve prior to the report b...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2009||P-12||Reasonable Steps to Determine Subjects of a Case of Child Abuse|
Clarifies that a local school board must take reasonable steps to determine whether an applicant, who has resided in another state within th...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2008||P-12||Child Abuse Reporting|
Provides that if a school district employee has made a report of suspected child abuse to the department of children and family services inv...
Amends rules relating to uniformity. Includes definitions and addresses the process of obtaining a criminal history check for applicants for...
|DE||Adopted 07/2008||P-12||Criminal Background Checks for Student Teaching|
14 DAC 746
Proposes rule requiring student teachers to have criminal background checks prior to placement in a school setting.
|DE||Adopted 07/2008||P-12||Criminal Background Checks|
14 DAC 745
Proposes rule addressing criminal background check for public school related employment.
|LA||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Background Checks|
Provides that background checks must indicate whether a person has been arrested for a criminal offense. Eliminates provision that record of...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Criminal History Checks for Teacher Preparation Program Candidates|
Requires all students wishing to enter approved teacher training programs shall be required to: (1) Supply a fingerprint sample and submit t...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Employee Misconduct|
Requires the state board or state superintendent to automatically revoke or deny an educator license, without an administrative hearing, for...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Background Checks|
Clarifies that any person, corporation, or other entity who enters or renews a contract, or contracts with any person or entity who enters o...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Background Checks for School Employees|
Requires the Department of Education to respond to a background query concerning a prospective employee within a certain amount of time; dir...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Background Checks on Prospective Employees|
Requires school boards to seek information from prospective employees and the Board of Teaching about disciplinary actions against the emplo...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Background Checks and Investigations for School Employees|
Concerns criminal background investigations of school employees; adds to the list of entities able to conduct inquiries concerning prospecti...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||fingerprinting|
Relates to fingerprinting of contracted school employees; provides that fingerprints submitted shall be used to conduct a State and National...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Background Checks|
Provides that a person who is employed by a school district or charter school or who is an applicant for employment at either, who is arrest...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Ability to Search for Criminal Conduct|
Finds that licensed child care facilities and other organizations serving children, together with all parents and guardians, should be able ...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Background Checks for Coaches|
Requires all K-12 athletic coaches undergo criminal history background checks. Requires the school hiring authority to notify parents and gu...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||School Safety Violations and Teaching License Issuance/Renewal to Offenders|
Repeals definition of "school safety violation." Rewrites provision relating to a student found in possession of a weapon or illegal drug at...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Background Checks and Hiring Restrictions|
Prohibits a county board of education from knowingly hiring or retaining any individual who has been convicted of specified crimes including...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Fingerprints|
Provides that any person who participates in a teacher preparation program that is approved by the State Board of Education or any person wh...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Background checks|
Makes an additional appropriation to the Superintendent of Public Instruction for criminal history checks; makes an additional appropriation...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Background checks|
Amends existing law relating to criminal history checks for school district employees or applicants for certificates; requires additional in...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Employee Backgrounds|
Prohibits the employment of an applicant for employment requiring direct contact with students if such applicant is the subject of a founded...
|OH||Signed into law 11/2007||P-12||Background Checks|
H.B. 190 - Multiple Components
• Requires school districts, educational service centers, community schools, STEM schools, and chartered nonpublic schools to request crimin...
|IL||Adopted 09/2007||P-12||Testing, Professional Development and Background Checks at Special Education Facilities|
23 IAC 401.10 thru .260 (non seq.)
Amends policies regarding the assessment of special education students at nonpublic, public out-of-state, public residential or private spec...
|IL||Signed into law 09/2007||P-12||Criminal Sexual Offense by an Employee|
Amends the Privacy of Child Victims of Criminal Sexual Offenses Act. Provides that when a criminal sexual offense is committed or alleged to...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Background Checks of Private School Employees|
Provides that a nonpublic elementary or secondary school may not obtain Nonpublic School Recognition status unless the school requires all a...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Contract with a Third Party for Non-Instructional Services|
Adds to provisions allowing a local board of education to contract with a third party for non-instructional services currently performed by ...
|AL||Adopted 08/2007||P-12||Teacher Education|
Repeals and replaces rules to require background clearance for admission to the internship and to clarify field experience requirements for ...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Background Checks|
Authorizes criminal history record checks of employees of and applicants for employment with the department of public instruction.
|NY||Adopted 07/2007||P-12||Fingerprinting and Criminal History Record Check|
Title 8 NYCRR Sections 80-1.11, 87.1 through .10 nonseq.
Sets forth the requirements and procedures for the fingerprinting and criminal history record check of prospective school employees of nonpu...
|PA||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Section on Background Checks|
H.B. 842, Sec. 111
Part of this large bill requires the state department of prescribe a method for applicants to submit a set of fingerprints to the FBI.
|NH||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Background Checks for Volunteers|
Requires a school administrative unit, school district or charter school to adopt a policy designating certain categories of volunteers as d...
|TN||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Automatic Revocation of Teaching Certificate|
Provides that the state board shall automatically revoke the license of a licensed teacher or administrator without the right to a hearing u...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Background checks fo Teacher Training Candidates|
Provides that all students wishing to enter teacher training programs are required to agree to the release of investigative records to the t...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Criminal Cases Involving Teachers|
Requires the department of education to establish a procedure for the notification, tracking and monitoring of the status of criminal cases ...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Criminal Background Checks|
Requires a national criminal history background check for all certified public school employees. Current non-certified employees are require...
|OR||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Disclosure of Suspected Child Abuse|
Upon request from a law enforcement agency, the Department of Human Services or the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission, a school dis...
|NJ||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Background Checks for School Volunteers|
Permits criminal history record check for unpaid volunteers in schools and requires applicant to be reimbursed for costs of check; permits t...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Background Checks|
S.F. 277 (Section 11)
Requires that a national background check be conducted of any teacher who holds a license other than an initial license issued by the board ...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Background Checks|
Increases the types of offenses precluding receipt of fingerprint clearance card from the Board of Fingerprinting; includes crimes of sexual...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Charter schools, background checks|
Relates to charter schools, fingerprinting and a civil penalty if a charter school fails to comply with fingerprinting requirements. New pro...
|OR||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Criminal Records Checks|
SECTION 1. ORS 326.603 is amended to read:(1) For the purposes of requesting a state or nationwide criminal records check, the Department of...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Ethics|
S.B. 274 (Teacher Certification)
Sections 23 and 24 of the act amend the provisions of Arkansas Code 6-17-410 and 6-17-414 concerning issuance of new teacher licenses, and ...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Background Checks for Bureau of Indian Affairs Schools|
Authorizes Washington State Patrol and Federal Bureau of Investigation record checks for Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs-funded school empl...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||School Volunteer Background checks|
Requires background checks for certain volunteers, contractors and contractor employees. Requires reports of school employee misconduct. Pro...
|LA||Adopted 03/2007||P-12||Sexual Misconduct Involving a Student|
Requires any district, prior to hiring any employee, to request from the applicant's current or previous employer any documentation regardin...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Modifies Charter School Provisions|
Modifies charter school application and authorization provisions; modifies certain requirements for charter schools, including those relatin...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2007||Postsec.|
|Higher Education Criminal Background Checks|
Directs the state Board of Regents to adopt a policy requiring an applicant for a position in a higher education institution that involves
|VA||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Requires School Contractors Verify Employee Sex Offender Status|
H.B. 1707, S.B. 1346
Provides that as a condition of awarding a contract for the provision of services that require the contractor or his employees to have direc...
|MI||Signed into law 12/2006||P-12||Teacher Background Checks and Certificate Revocation|
Revises the provisions concerning the background checks for and revocation of teaching certificates by school districts, intermediate school...
|MI||Signed into law 12/2006||P-12||Background Checks for Child Care Providers|
Requires that criminal history checks and criminal record checks for child care providers be performed only once if the person remains licen...
|OH||Signed into law 12/2006||P-12||Transfer of Confidential Information, Professional Misconduct|
H.B. 79-- Secs. 5153.175, 5126.253
Requires that information about professional misconduct or child abuse or neglect committed by a person licensed by the State Board of Educa...
|LA||Adopted 10/2006||P-12||Standards for Certification|
LAC 28:CXXXI.Chapters 1-10 (Bulletin 746)
The first update in many years. Identifies all certification guidelines for Louisiana school employees and administrators. Pages 1-52 of 133...
|DE||Adopted 10/2006||P-12||Criminal Background Checks for School Employees|
14 IAC 745
Clarifies rules regarding criminal background check for public school related employment; includes charter schools; requires a criminal back...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2006||P-12||Authorizes Fingerprint Background Checks|
Authorizes nonpublic and private elementary and secondary schools to require their prospective employees to submit fingerprints through the ...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2006||Postsec.||Background Checks for People Attending Flight Training Schools|
Relates to background checks for people attending flight training schools. Establishes when an applicant to an aeronautical facility, flight...
|WV||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||Child Abuse Prevention Programs & Background Checks|
Relates to the Child Protection Act with provisions requiring county boards of education, to the extent funds are provided, to establish pro...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||Transfer of Teacher Criminal Records|
Ensures that teachers who are convicted of crimes will have the conviction data transmitted to the employing school district....
|LA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Background Checks|
Requires local boards, prior to hiring any employee, to sign sign a statement that:
(1) Provides procedures for the disclosure of informat...
|IA||Emergency Rule Adoption 06/2006||P-12||Renewal of Licenses|
IAC 282-17.1(272), 17.1(1), 17.1(2)
Requires the Board to review the sex offender registry information, the central registry for child abuse information, and the dependent adul...
|IA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Background Checks|
S.B. 2272 - Section 9
Gives board of educational examiners authority to require that a background investigation be conducted by the division of criminal investiga...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Background Check Release Form|
H.B. 867 - Section 18
Requires the release form from the Vermont criminal information center to be signed by an applicant for initial certification and to include...
|AZ||Vetoed 04/2006||P-12||Background Checks for Charter School Employees|
Concerns charter schools; relates to fingerprint checks; provides that a teacher employed by a school district or a charter school shall be ...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Sex Offenders|
Adds to existing law to prohibit access to school children by any person currently registered or required to register under the Idaho Sex Of...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Background Checks for Nonpublic School Employees|
Prohibits nonpublic schools from knowingly employing an individual with specified criminal convictions, including child sexual abuse, if tha...
|MI||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||State Conviction List|
Directs the department of information technology, the department of education and the department of state police to develop and implement an...
|IA||Signed into law 03/2006||Postsec.|
|Background Checks on Nursing Students|
Authorizes an approved nursing education program to initiate criminal and child and dependent adult abuse record checks of students and pros...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Condition of Employment|
Provides that school boards must require, as a condition of employment for all public school employees performing services on a contract bas...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Sex Offenders|
Prohibits a sex offender from working or volunteering on school property, at a youth program center, or at a public park. Creates new secti...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Rank I Rating|
Prohibits the Education Professional Standards Board from awarding a a Rank I rating to a teacher who used national board certification to q...
|MI||Signed into law 09/2005||P-12||Criminal records check|
In addition to the criminal history check required under section 1230, the board of a school district or
intermediate school district or the...
|MI||(H) PRESENTED TO THE GOVERNOR 9/16/2005 @ 2:54 PM 09/2005||P-12||Criminal background checks|
Criminal background checks on school employees.
|MI||(H) PRESENTED TO THE GOVERNOR 9/16/2005 @ 2:58 PM 09/2005||P-12||Criminal history checks|
If a person who is employed in any capacity by a school district, intermediate school district, public
school academy, or nonpublic school; ...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Extension of Background Checks|
The Illinois State Police will be required to conduct, in addition to a fingerprint-based background check, a check of the Sex Offender Regi...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Prohibits Hiring Those Convicted of Certain Crimes|
Prohibits, except under certain circumstances, city, parish, and other local public school boards and nonpublic schools and school systems f...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Individual Contracts for Teaching Positions|
S.B. 1516 (Section 8)
Authorizes a local superintendent, with the local board's approval, to issue individual contracts for teaching positions.
|MS||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Contract personnel with contact with students|
Contract personnel with contact with students; revise procedure for criminal background checks....
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Education|
S.B. 1044 (sections 1-10)
Incorporates references to the state's Automated Fingerprint Identification System. Expands the definition of "cause" for purposes of waivin...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||Postsec.|
|Student Criminal History Background Check|
Allows criminal history background checks of certain students and prospective students. Allows electronic dissemination of criminal history ...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Charter Schools|
Exempts volunteers and guest speakers engaged in instructional or supervisory work in a charter school from having a valid fingerprint clear...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Charter Schools|
Allows charter schools to hire personnel who have not yet received a fingerprint clearance card provided the charter school has followed spe...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||School District Criminal Background Checks|
Permits a school district superintendent to require a national criminal history background check for a certificated job applicant who has re...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12|
|Sex Offender Registration Act|
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections and the Sex Offender Registration Act, including amending the definition of school to include public ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Criminal Background Investigation|
Amends the School Code, the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code and the Juvenile Court Act with respect to crimi...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||School Employees: Sex Offenses|
Relates to existing law which sets forth the duties of various private and public entities, including, but not limited to, county boards of ...
|AR||Rule Adoption 06/2004||P-12||Criminal Background Check/Employment of Personnel|
Establishes rules regarding criminal background checks for employment of personnel in school districts, criminal background check for fraudu...
|AK||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Teacher Background Check|
Relates to criminal history records and background checks; allows persons to teach in the public schools for up to five months without a tea...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Prior Criminal Record in Education Employment|
Allows the state board to disqualify an applicant for employment or for a license, permit or certificate for an occupation, trade or profess...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Teacher Employment|
To be licensed as a teacher, requires both a national and state crimial history records check. The applicant is responsible for costs of rec...
|GA||Vetoed 05/2004||P-12||Criminal Checks and Code of Ethics|
Requires local school boards to adopt a code of ethics; requires local units of administration to request a criminal check of teachers, prin...
|MS||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||School District Substitute Teacher Contractors|
Provides that private firms under contact with school districts to provide substitute teachers during the temporary absence of the regularly...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2004||Postsec.||Sexual Offenses|
Concerns sexual offenses; makes the name and address of any college in this state at which a sexual offender is employed or attends public i...
|SC||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 04/2004||P-12||Initial Education Certification Applicants|
Relates to an applicant for initial education certification being required to undergo a state fingerprint review; revises the time when the ...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Nonlicensed Employee Data|
Requires a school district to submit the name, date of birth, and social security number from the fingerprint form for each nonlicensed empl...
|MI||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Teacher Conviction Suspension|
Requires order summary suspension of teacher's certificate, school administrator's certificate or state board approval of a person who has b...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Teacher Certificates Revocation|
Relating to grounds for the revocation of teacher certificates. http://220.127.116.11/Bill_Text_HTML/2004_SESSIONS/RS/House/H_BILLS/hb4552%20...
|MN||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Civil Actions|
Relates to civil actions; provides protection for disclosure of job reference information; requires disclosure of data between school distri...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Access to School Employee Discipline Records|
Relates to providing increased access to information on disciplinary actions taken against school employees; relates to providing known info...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Complaint Against School Employees Investigation|
Regards investigation of complaints against school employees of sexual misconduct or physical abuse towards a child....
|AR||Signed into law 02/2004||P-12||Criminal Records Check|
Concerns a criminal records check as a condition for initial employment of noncertified personnel in school districts; allows the state boar...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2004||P-12||Fiscal Officer Criminal Background Check|
Requires criminal background checks for fraudulent acts by fiscal officers of public school districts. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot...
|PA||Signed into law 12/2003||P-12||Background Checks and Educational Improvement Tax Credit|
Amends the Public School Code. Amends provisions related to background checks of prospective employees, tax levy and limitations, per capita...
|NY||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||Background Checks-Supplemental Education Services|
Requires that a criminal background check be performed on any individual who is employed by a supplemental education services provider....
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||Crimes: School Employees|
Requires the Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol and arresting law enforcement to give notices to specified school officials upon ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Criminal History Records Checks|
Amends various Acts relating to criminal history records checks. Provides that applicants for various occupations, including prospective sch...
|MI||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Professional Personnel Register|
H.B. 4391 (multiple provisions)
Requires the department to maintain a professional personnel register and certificate revocation/felony conviction files.
|OR||Temporary Rule Adoption 08/2003||P-12||Criminal Records Checks of School Employees|
OAR 581-022-1730, -1732
Amends rules to authorize the Department of Education to conduct on behalf of a school district or a private school criminal records checks ...
|WI||Vetoed 07/2003||P-12||Unpardoned Felons|
Permits an educational agency to refuse to employ or to terminate from employment an unpardoned felon....
|NC||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Safeguard Children|
Enhances the ability of the State Board of Education to safeguard schoolchildren through automatic revocation of teacher certificates upon c...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Conditional Employment of Prospective Employees|
Authorizes the division of criminal justice services is authorized to submit the fingerprints to the federal bureau of investigation for a n...
|MO||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Teacher Job Sharing|
H.B. 346 (multiple provisions)
Requires the state board to adopt rules to facilitate job-sharing positions for classroom teachers, as the term "job-sharing" is defined in ...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Immorality Grounds for Dismissal of School Employees|
Adds a charge of immorality as a cause for dismissal of a teacher, bus driver, or permanent employee; defines immorality as conviction of a ...
H.P. 667 (LD 890)
Restricts fingerprinting of educational personnel to new hires. Specifies that statistics and other information gathered during fingerprint...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Criminal Conviction and Background Checks|
Requires courts to report felony convictions to the Department of Education when the convicted person is a current or former employee of a s...
|MO||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12|
S.B. 296 (multiple provisions)
Specifies that all valid teaching certificates issued prior to September 1988 are exempt from the professional development requirement that ...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Substitute Teacher Fingerprinting|
H.P. 749 (LD 1032)
Beginning with the 2003-2004 school year, requires a person employed as a substitute teacher and a person who is a regular school employee a...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Criminal History Checks|
Relates to criminal history checks for licensing of bailbondsman, security guards and private investigator licensure, school district teache...
|WA||Signed into law 05/2003||Postsec.||Registration of Sex Offenders|
Revises provisions relating to registration of sex offenders and kidnapping offenders; requires such offenders who gain employment or studen...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Background checks, criminal acts, contract and license termination, liability,|
Revises policies a school may adopt concerning criminal history checks; requires a prosecuting attorney to notify the state superintendent o...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Requirement to Report School Employee Nonrenewal or Termination Due to Alleged or Actual Misconduct|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Requires any local board, superintendent or head of any nonpublic school to report to the state educational examiners board every instance o...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Temporary Contract to Fill Military Leave Vacancy|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Allows a temporary contract to be issued to a teacher to fill a vacancy created by a leave of absence occasioned by a teacher's taking of mi...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Grounds for Disqualification from or Revocation of Teaching License|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Requires the state board of educational examiners to disqualify an individual from obtaining a teaching license or revoke the teaching licen...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Persons Working With Children|
Clarifies that criminal history records check for persons working with children will include check conducted by federal bureau of investigat...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Private School Use of Criminal Background Check System|
Adds that any nonpublic school accredited or approved by the state board may use the procedures established in statute for criminal backgrou...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Reporting Convictions|
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Amends Section 22-10A-5 by adding a requirement for superintendents to report to the department any known conviction of a felony or misdemea...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Criminal Background Investigations|
Clarifies and revises certain provisions concerning criminal background investigations of school district employees and student teachers....
|OK||Emergency Rule Adoption 12/2002||P-12||Fingerprint Checks|
Establishes emergency rules regarding teacher education and certification. Changes rules to require all first-time Oklahoma teachers to have...
|NJ||Signed into law 12/2002||P-12||Bus Drivers|
Provides for notification of charges pending for a disqualifying crime or offense against a public or nonpublic school employee or school bu...
|MA||Signed into law 11/2002||P-12||Background Checks for School Employees, Volunteers and Contractors|
Defines enticement. Requires any organization offering activities or programs to children age 18 or younger and that uses volunteers to obt...
|MT||Rule Adoption 11/2002||P-12|
ARM New Rule I thru III, XXVIII, XXIX, XXX, XXXI; 10.55.602 thru .710 (non-seq); 10.57.101 thru .801 (non-seq.); Repeal 10.57.103 thru .406 (non-seq); New Rule I/Criminal History Background Check
Establishes rules regarding criminal history background check, substitute teachers, teacher license classification, definition of 'immoral c...
|UT||Adopted 09/2002||P-12||Denial of License Due to Background Check Offenses|
Provides procedures and an appeals process for an individual seeking a Utah educator license for the first time. Provides for submission of ...
|AZ||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Background Checks and Fingerprinting of Charter School Staff|
Requires that upon the conviction of a person of an offense in this title or of any felony, if the person is teaching in a charter school, a...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Bus Driver Certificates|
Prohibits issuance of certificate to drive school bus in this state if applicant has been convicted of driving under the influence, vehicula...
|RI||To governor 06/2002||P-12||Criminal Records Checks|
This act would permit an applicant for employment with a private school or public school department to apply for a national and state crimin...
|RI||To governor 06/2002||P-12||Background Checks|
Requires applicants for employment with a school to apply to local state police and state police departments as well as the Bureau of Crimin...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Criminal Background Checks|
Expands inquiry process at nonpublic schools from applicants to include employees of such schools. If nonpublic school employee is subject o...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Required Disclosure of Employee Impropriety; Employer Immunity|
Provides employer immunity for reference checks for residential service and programs for children, juveniles, and persons with developmental...
|AL||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Background Checks|
Amends the State Child Protection Act; subjects all employees with unsupervised access to children in an education setting to criminal histo...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||School Attendance Officers|
Requires fingerprinting and background checks for newly hired school attendance officers....
|MS||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||School Employees Criminal Background Check|
School employees criminal history record check requirement; include school attendance officers and delete repealer....
|KY||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Voluntary Background Checks at Nonpublic Schools|
Permits nonpublic schools that have voluntarily been certified by the Board of Education to conduct national and state criminal background c...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||School Bus Driver's Licenses and Training Schools|
Relates to commercial driver licenses and commercial driver training schools; requires all persons applying for a license to operate a CDL d...
|MN||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||School Bus Driver Background Checks|
Modifies procedures for school bus driver background checks....
|IA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Licensee Investigations and Proceedings|
Expands the board of educational examiners' authority with regard to licensee disciplinary investigations and proceedings....
|KY||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||School Bus Driver's License Requirements|
Requires all new applicants and persons initially renewing a commercial drivers license (CDL) to undergo a criminal background check; allows...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||National Board Teacher Licensure and Professional Standard Commission Investigations|
Modifies language relating to teachers certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Modifies language relating to du...
|IN||Vetoed 03/2002||P-12||Background Checks|
Requires a prosecuting attorney to notify the state superintendent of public instruction and the employer when a licensed school employee is...
|ME||Public Law No. 03/2002||P-12||Education Leave Advisory Board|
Terminates the Educational Leave Advisory Board; declares the educational leave program for state employees to be in public interest....
|RI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature 07/2001||P-12||Background Checks for Private School Teachers|
States any person seeking employment with a private school who has not previously been employed by a private school or public school departm...
|ME||Vetoed 06/2001||P-12||Repeals Requirement for Background Checks|
(LD 1090) Repeals the law requiring background checks and fingerprinting of school employees; corrects cross-references to the repealed prov...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Requirement for Background Checks|
Requires in a criminal history review of a school employee the reporting of all felonies and all offenses against a minor of which a person ...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Sports Coaches|
Relates to youth sports coaches and supervisors; requires youth sports providers to create and adopt a list of crimes that would preclude in...
|KY||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Criminal Records Checks for Volunteers|
Relates to criminal records checks; provides that any criminal records checks for school volunteers are valid for five years unless school b...
|WV||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||FBI Backgrount Checks|
Applicants for initial license must be fingerprinted by state police and then have prints forwarded to the FBI for national criminal history...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Criminal Records|
Relates to requirement of filing of criminal history record for teacher licensure; requires certain notification about school employees....
|ND||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Designees May Do Fingerprint Checks|
Allows fingerprint checks to be done by a law enforcement officer or a properly trained designee of a
law enforcement officer....
|VA||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Exchange of Background Check Information|
Authorizes local school boards to exchange information obtained from a criminal history records check of an applicant, if the applicant has ...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Illegal substances|
Revises the definition of illegal substances for purposes of revoking or refusing to issue a certificate to a teacher or administrator; perm...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Background Checks|
Provides that criminal histories obtained by school boards for those who are offered or accept permanent, temporary, full or part time schoo...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Background Check Exemptions|
Exempts certain school district employees from the requirement for certain background checks....
|SD||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Background Check Transfers|
S.B. 117, S.B. 91
Any school district employee who is employed by more than one school district is only required to obtain one criminal background investigati...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2000||P-12||Fingerprinting, Criminal History Checks|
Relates to the protection of pupils in educational settings from abuse and maltreatment; requires the fingerprinting and criminal history re...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2000||P-12||Payment for Background Checks|
Relates to fingerprinting and criminal history records checks as they apply to persons applying for a position in a school district and the ...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Background Screening of School Health Employees|
Relates to health care; relates to kidney dialysis patients; relates to the Children's Medical Services Program; relates to the Brain and Sp...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Background Checks on School Board Members|
Public Act No. 91-728; Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code; makes changes concerning the ineligibility of persons ...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Criminal Histories|
Modifies the crimes that prevent a person from being hired by a school administrative units, school district and charter school; modifies th...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Teacher/Staff Background Checks|
Requires the Department of Health to conduct criminal history records checks for employees, applicants, providers, and subcontractors in pos...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Investigative Information Confidential|
Provides for the designation of investigative information possessed by the board of educational examiners as privileged and confidential; re...
|IL||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Safety, School Report Cards, Background Checks, Summer School|
Public Act No. 91-4587; Amends the School Code to provide that the School Safety and Educational Improvement Block Grant Program shall provi...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Requires State to Pay for Background Checks|
Public Law No. 791., (LD 2490)Requires the State to pay the costs of the fingerprinting and background checks of current and prospective ele...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Background Checks|
Authorizes school districts and nonpublic schools to perform certain criminal and abuse record checks....
|MS||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Background Checks|
Requires fingerprinting and criminal records background checks for new public school licensed and nonlicensed employment applicants and for ...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2000||Postsec.||Background Checks for University Health Care Employees|
Relates to campus police departments of colleges or universities in this State which offers medical, nursing, or health care education, or w...
|AL||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12|
|Criminal Background Checks|
Relates to the Child Protection Act of 1999; relates to criminal background checks; removes from the definition of a Local Employing Board a...
|ME||Vetoed 04/2000||P-12||Modifies Background Checks|
(LD 2540)Proposes to effect current law that requires teachers and other school employees in public schools or approved private schools to u...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Background Checks/Private School Employees|
Provides for criminal history checks for private or parochial school employees or contractors upon request....
|ID||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Background Checks|
Requires that charter schools shall comply with the requirement that all school employees undergo a criminal history check....
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Fingerprinting|
Relates to school employees; states a person applying for a certificate shall have a valid class one or class two fingerprint clearance card...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Background Checks for Volunteers|
Requires state criminal records checks of adult volunteers in public schools who have contact with students on a regularly scheduled or cont...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Fingerprinting|
Relates to criminal screening of school employees; provides that a person applying for the renewal of a certificate shall have a valid class...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Background Checks for Private Kindergartens|
Requires that any person who owns, operates or is employed by a private school for educational purposes for children four through six years ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Teacher Licensing/|
Relates to disclosure of information relating to prior school employment; provides that an applicant for a teacher's license provide the lic...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Speed of Response|
Requires the Department of Social Services to respond to requests by local school board in cases where there is no match within the central ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Background Checks|
Directs all school boards to require, as a condition of employment, fingerprinting for applicants who are offered or who accept school board...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Background Checks|
Requires criminal background checks of school employees; prohibits employment of certain persons in schools....
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Background Checks|
Background checks are required of all school personnel and are required of all certificated personnel upon any application for certificate r...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12||Background Checks|
Requires applicants who are offered or who accept permanent or temporary, part-time or full-time employment with the school board to submit ...