Barrier crime laws; to study impact on social service and health care employers, etc. (SJ106)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeannemarie Devolites Davis (R-Vienna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; barrier crimes; report. Directs the Joint Commission on Health Care to study the impact of barrier crimes laws on social service and health care employers, prospective employees, consumers, residents, patients, and clients. Specifically, the Joint Commission will (i) determine the effectiveness of barrier crimes laws in protecting consumers, residents, patients, and clients; (ii) examine the difficulty experienced by employers in service delivery agencies in finding qualified applicants and employees, as well as the difficulty experienced by prospective employees in finding jobs; (iii) compare Virginia's barrier crimes laws with laws related to criminal convictions and employment in other states; and (iv) gather data on employment discrimination based on an individual's criminal conviction record from state agencies, institutions, boards, bureaus, commissions, councils, or any instrumentality of the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


03/09/2006: Passed the Senate


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 067867726
01/11/2006Referred to Committee on Rules
02/10/2006Reported from Rules with substitute
02/10/2006Committee substitute printed 064461726-S1
02/13/2006Reading waived (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006Read second time
02/14/2006Committee substitute agreed to 064461726-S1
02/14/2006Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SJ106S1
02/14/2006Reading waived (38-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/14/2006Communicated to House
02/15/2006Placed on Calendar
02/15/2006Referred to Committee on Rules
03/02/2006Reported from Rules with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
03/02/2006Committee substitute printed 062399726-H1
03/06/2006Taken up
03/06/2006Committee substitute agreed to 062399726-H1
03/06/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute SJ106H1
03/06/2006Agreed to by House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
03/08/2006House substitute agreed to by Senate
03/09/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ106ER)