Higher educational institutions, public; admissions applications, criminal history information. (SB99)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public institutions of higher education; admissions applications; criminal history. Prohibits each public institution of higher education from (i) utilizing an institution-specific admissions application that contains questions about the criminal history of the applicant; (ii) denying admission to any applicant on the basis of any criminal history information provided by the applicant on any third-party admissions application accepted by the institution; or (iii) otherwise inquiring about the criminal history of an applicant for admission prior to the applicant receiving a conditional offer of acceptance from the institution. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/05/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100935D
12/05/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/21/2020Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/23/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB99)
02/06/2020Committee substitute printed to LIS only 20107838D-S1
02/06/2020Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)