DE HB97 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-1)
Status: Passed on March 8 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-08 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


This Bill modifies the impact of criminal history on an applicant's eligibility for licensure. It gives the Board discretion to grant waivers for a felony convictions for crimes committed against a person where more than 3 years have elapsed, and more than 2 years have elapsed for other felonies. The Board is precluded from considering a conviction where more than 10 years have elapsed since date of conviction.

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Roll Calls

2018-01-24 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 21 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-06-29 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2018-03-08 Signed by Governor
2018-01-24 Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
2018-01-17 Reported Out of Committee (Corrections & Public Safety) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
2017-07-12 Assigned to Corrections & Public Safety Committee in Senate
2017-06-29 Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
2017-06-29 Amendment HA 1 to HB 97 - Passed In House by Voice Vote
2017-06-29 Amendment HA 1 to HB 97 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2017-04-05 Reported Out of Committee (Corrections) in House with 2 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
2017-03-28 Introduced and Assigned to Corrections Committee in House

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Bill Comments