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Senate Bill 0182


Senate Bill 0182

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF SB182 (Updated March 23, 2009 2:04 pm - DI 84)


Criminal history checks. Exempts a postsecondary educational institution from paying a fee for a limited criminal history record of a student in the institution's school of education before the student begins the student's field or classroom experience, but specifies that the student may be required to pay a fee. Requires an expanded criminal history background check for a person seeking employment with a school, and provides that the person is responsible for all costs associated with obtaining the expanded criminal history check. Requires the superintendent of a school corporation, or the equivalent officer for a nonpublic school, to notify the state superintendent when final action is taken against an employee who engaged in certain criminal offenses. Requires the department of education to maintain a searchable database of employees and former employees who have been convicted of certain offenses or subject to final action based on the conviction of certain offenses. Adds possession of child pornography to the list of offenses requiring permanent revocation of teacher's license.
    Current Status:
     Passed 2nd reading - 2nd House
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