Criminal history background record checks; barrier crimes. (SB868)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Criminal history record checks; barrier crimes. Clarifies the list of barrier crimes for individuals seeking employment or seeking to provide contract services at nursing homes, home care organizations, hospices, state facilities and private providers licensed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, community services boards, behavioral health authorities, assisted living facilities, adult day care centers, children's welfare agencies, family day homes approved by family day systems, and children's residential facilities; applicants for licensure, registration, or approval as assisted living facilities, child welfare agencies, or family day homes approved by family day systems; individuals with whom a local board of social services or child-placing agency is considering placing a child on an emergency, temporary, or permanent basis; foster and adoptive homes seeking approval from child-placing agencies; and providers of adult services and adult foster care seeking approval by the Department of Social Services by setting out each of the crimes included in the definition of "barrier crime." This bill also reorganizes and consolidates sections governing background checks for facilities and individuals licensed or regulated by the Departments of Health, Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, and Social Services. The bill also makes technical changes and updates obsolete language. Read the Bill »


01/30/2013: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/03/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101502D
01/03/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB868)
01/30/2013Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)