HB0694

Find a 2017 Bill:

2017 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

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

Sponsored by:

Delegate McIntosh

Status:

In the Senate - First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs


Synopsis:Prohibiting specified institutions of higher education from using information about the criminal history of applicants on admissions applications; allowing an institution of higher education to use a third-party admissions application that contains questions about the criminal history of the applicant if the institution states on its Web site that a criminal history does not disqualify an applicant from admission; allowing specified institutions to consider the criminal history of applicants for purposes of campus residency; 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): December 1, 2017
Committee(s):
Appropriations  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Higher Education
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Criminal Background Investigations
Ex-Offenders
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Notices
Students
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Education
(26-501 through 26-506)

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March 21, 2017 12:53 P.M.