Barrier crimes; amends current requirements for DBHDS to provide, etc. (SB1176)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; barrier crimes. Amends the current barrier crimes requirements for the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (the Department) to provide that the Department, community services boards, children's residential facilities, and licensed providers shall not hire for compensated employment at a state facility, permit to be hired as a private provider, approve as a sponsored residential service provider, approve to be a volunteer, approve to provide contractual services, or permit to enter into a shared living arrangement with a person receiving medical assistance services any person who has been convicted of any offense set forth in clause (i), (ii), or (iii) of the definition of "barrier crime" in § 19.2-392.02 (i) within the 10 years prior to the application date for employment, and may hire a person who has been convicted of such offenses more than 10 years prior only if he has not been convicted of any other crime within the 10 years prior to the application date, or (ii) if such person continues on probation or parole or has failed to pay required court costs for such offenses set forth in clause (i), (ii), or (iii) of such definition of barrier crime. Under current law, with some exceptions, the Department, community services boards, and licensed providers shall not hire for compensated employment persons who have been convicted of any offense set forth in clause (i), (ii), or (iii) of such definition of barrier crime. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101250D
01/08/2021Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/15/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1176)
01/22/2021Assigned Education sub: Health
01/28/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/28/2021Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2021Committee substitute printed 21103913D-S1
01/29/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Read second time
02/01/2021Reading of substitute waived
02/01/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103913D-S1
02/01/2021Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1176S1
02/01/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1176S1)
02/02/2021Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Placed on Calendar
02/05/2021Read first time
02/05/2021Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/11/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/11/2021Assigned HWI sub: Behavioral Health
02/16/2021Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 0-N)
02/16/2021Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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