IN SB0064 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 9-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 27 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-03-04 - First reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
Pending: House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

Criminal background check. Includes public libraries in the definition of "qualified entities" for purposes of criminal background checks. Requires qualified entities to conduct a background check under certain circumstances. Provides that a public library: (1) is not required to conduct a background check on employees or volunteers whose scope of work does not include contact with children; and (2) is required to perform a background check on a person who conducts a performance, presentation, or workshop for children less than 14 years of age. Specifies that a public library is not required to conduct a background check on an individual if the library or another library has conducted a background check within the previous year and certain other conditions are met.

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Title

Criminal background check. Includes public libraries in the definition of "qualified entities" for purposes of criminal background checks. Requires qualified entities to conduct a background check under certain circumstances. Provides that a public library: (1) is not required to conduct a background check on employees or volunteers whose scope of work does not include contact with children; and (2) is required to perform a background check on a person who conducts a performance, presentation, or workshop for children less than 14 years of age. Specifies that a public library is not required to conduct a background check on an individual if the library or another library has conducted a background check within the previous year and certain other conditions are met.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-02-26 - Senate - Third reading (Y: 38 N: 11 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-02-19 - Senate - Senate - Committee Vote (Y: 7 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-03-04HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
2019-02-27SenateReferred to the House
2019-02-26SenateSenator Kruse added as coauthor
2019-02-26SenateCosponsors: Representatives Bacon and Hostettler
2019-02-26SenateHouse sponsor: Representative Wesco
2019-02-26SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 208: yeas 38, nays 11
2019-02-25SenateSenators Leising and Raatz added as coauthors
2019-02-25SenateAmendment #1 (Tomes) prevailed; voice vote
2019-02-25SenateSecond reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2019-02-21SenateCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2019-02-14SenateSenator Doriot added as third author
2019-02-14SenateSenator Sandlin added as second author
2019-02-04SenateSenator Tomes added as author
2019-02-04SenateSenator Bray removed as author
2019-02-04SenateCommittee report: amend do pass adopted; reassigned to Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law
2019-01-03SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedure
2019-01-03SenateAuthored by Senator Bray

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