Comments: IL HB3142 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Creates the Criminal History in College Applications Act. Provides that a public college may not inquire about or consider an applicant's criminal history information at any time during the admission decision-making process, except as required by State or federal law. Allows public colleges to continue using a multi-institution application, even if the application inquires about criminal history, but requires the public college to disregard the information for the admissions process. Allows public colleges to inquire about criminal history for certain purposes after the admission decision-making process, but forbids public colleges from rescinding an admissions offer based on the information. Authorizes public colleges to provide certain information. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 28-1)

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-04-25 - Assigned to Criminal Law [HB3142 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

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