Criminal history record checks; barrier crimes. (SB831)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Criminal history record checks; barrier crimes. Sets out the list of barrier crimes for (i) individuals seeking employment 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; (ii) applicants for licensure, registration, or approval as assisted living facilities, child welfare agencies, or family day homes approved by family day systems; (iii) 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; (iv) foster and adoptive homes seeking approval from child-placing agencies; and (v) 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." The bill also makes technical changes and updates obsolete language. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/05/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100185D
01/05/2015Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/20/2015Assigned Rehab sub: Childcare
01/23/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB831)
01/30/2015Rereferred from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/10/2015Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (10-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)