Criminal background checks; fingerprinting of applicants and employees of public transit services. (SB28)

Introduced By

Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patron Del. Luke Torian (D-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public transit services; criminal background checks.  Authorizes certain transportation district commissions and their contractors and public service corporations or contractors that provide public transit services to a locality to require fingerprint checks of certain applicants and employees so that an FBI criminal background check can be conducted. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/04/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101196D
01/04/2010Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/18/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB28)
01/19/2010Reported from Local Government (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2010Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2010Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2010Placed on Calendar
02/03/2010Read first time
02/03/2010Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/16/2010Assigned CC & T sub: #2
02/18/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
02/19/2010Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2010Committee substitute printed 10105455D-H1
02/22/2010Read second time
02/23/2010Read third time
02/23/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105455D-H1
02/23/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB28H1
02/23/2010Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/23/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2010House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2010Title replaced 10105455D-H1
03/03/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB28ER)
03/03/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB28ER)
03/03/2010Signed by Speaker
03/06/2010Signed by President
03/29/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 189 (effective 7/1/10)
03/29/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0189)