Introduced House Bill (H)

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Criminal history matters and services programs. Requires the division of mental health and addiction, in cooperation with the state department of health, to identify and report to the general assembly appropriate programs and academic curricula concerning health education for mental health and addiction that: (1) are evidence based; (2) use established medical principles; and (3) are age appropriate for different grade levels. Provides that a public employer may not ask an applicant for employment to disclose orally or in writing, whether on an employment application or otherwise, information concerning the applicant's criminal record or history, until the public employer has Criminal history matters and services programs. Requires the division of mental health and addiction, in cooperation with the state department of health, to identify and report to the general assembly appropriate programs and academic curricula concerning health education for mental health and addiction that: (1) are evidence based; (2) use established medical principles; and (3) are age appropriate for different grade levels. Provides that a public employer may not ask an applicant for employment to disclose orally or in writing, whether on an employment application or otherwise, information concerning the applicant's criminal record or history, until the public employer has determined that the applicant meets the public employer's minimum employment qualifications. Provides that the requirement does not apply to employment with a law enforcement agency or when federal or Indiana law provides otherwise. Requires the division of state court administration, in cooperation with Indiana trial courts, to conduct a study relating to reporting to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. ... View more