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Higher Education - Admissions Process - Criminal History (Maryland Fair Access to Education Act of 2017)

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Delegate McIntosh


In the House - Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting specified institutions of higher education from inquiring into or considering information about the criminal history of applicants unless the specified institution knows or should know that the crime is ongoing; allowing specified institutions of higher education to inquire into or consider the criminal history of students for purposes of campus residency and deciding whether students may participate in specified activities or aspects of campus life; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates McIntosh and Barron
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0543
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
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Broad Subject(s):Higher Education
Narrow Subject(s):Criminal Background Investigations
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Statutes:Article - Education
(26-501 through 26-506)

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February 17, 2017 8:45 A.M.