Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation; effect of criminal convictions. (SB409)

Introduced By

Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation; effect of criminal convictions on licensure; data to be included in biennial report. Provides for consideration of certain factors to be made by any regulatory board prior to denying an application for licensure, certification, or registration where such denial was made in whole or in part upon the existence of the applicant's criminal record. Beginning July 1, 2025, the Board of Bar Examiners, the Department of Health Professions, and the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation is required to include certain data related to the criminal history of applicants to each agency's boards in its biennial report. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


01/19/2022: passed committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22104209D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/19/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/19/2022Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (15-Y 0-N)

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