MD SB974 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 18 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-04-08 - Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibiting certain departments or local licensing authorities that issue occupational licenses or certificates from denying an application for a license or certificate based on the applicant's criminal history if a period of 5 years has passed since the applicant's conviction for a nonviolent crime unless the department or local licensing authority makes a certain determination; requiring a licensing authority to include in applications a list of specific convictions that would disqualify an applicant; etc.

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Occupational Licenses or Certificates - Application Determinations - Use of Criminal History



2019-04-08SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2019-02-25SenateHearing 3/14 at 12:00 p.m.
2019-02-21SenateRereferred to Judicial Proceedings
2019-02-18SenateFirst Reading Senate Rules


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