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

Sponsored by:

Senator Conway


In the Senate - Favorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

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 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:Senator Conway
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0694
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Higher Education
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
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 28, 2017 11:27 A.M.