Criminal history background checks; providers licensed by DMHMRSAS. (HB2721)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Background checks; providers licensed by DMHMRSAS. Allows a provider licensed by the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services to hire for compensation a person who has been convicted of not more than one offense of assault and battery of a police officer under 18.2-57, or an equivalent offense in another state, if (i) more than five years have elapsed since the conviction and (ii) the hiring provider determines, based upon a screening assessment, that the criminal behavior was substantially related to the applicant's substance abuse and that the person has been successfully rehabilitated and is not a risk to consumers based on his criminal background check and his substance abuse history. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078088264
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/18/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2721)
01/25/2007Failed to report (defeated) in Health, Welfare and Institutions (7-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)