IN SB0342 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)
Status: Passed on May 1 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-01 - Public Law 110
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Teacher hiring. Requires a school corporation, charter school, or nonpublic school to consider using a more comprehensive expanded criminal history background check for employment. Repeals current law concerning a school corporation or charter school's employment of, or contracting with, certain individuals, and establishes a new section that: (1) prohibits a school corporation, charter school, or state accredited nonpublic school from employing or contracting with specified individuals; (2) after June 30, 2023, allows a school corporation, charter school, or state accredited nonpublic school to employ or contract with certain other individuals with a majority vote of the school board, or the equivalent for a charter school, or with a notification of the appointing authority. Specifies that "misconduct" includes certain specified acts. Requires a school corporation, charter school, or state accredited nonpublic school that receives a reference request from another school to disclose specified incidents to the requesting school. Makes conforming changes.

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Teacher hiring.


Roll Calls

2023-04-10 - Senate - Senate - Senate concurred in House amendments (Y: 48 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-03-30 - House - House - Third reading (Y: 90 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2023-02-06 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 49 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2023-05-01SenatePublic Law 110
2023-05-01SenateSigned by the Governor
2023-04-26SenateSigned by the President of the Senate
2023-04-21HouseSigned by the Speaker
2023-04-13SenateSigned by the President Pro Tempore
2023-04-10SenateSenate concurred in House amendments; Roll Call 355: yeas 48, nays 0
2023-04-06SenateMotion to concur filed
2023-03-31HouseReturned to the Senate with amendments
2023-03-30HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 331: yeas 90, nays 0
2023-03-27HouseSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2023-03-23HouseCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2023-03-13HouseRepresentative Cash B added as cosponsor
2023-02-28HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Education
2023-02-07SenateReferred to the House
2023-02-06SenateHouse sponsor: Representative Behning
2023-02-06SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 70: yeas 49, nays 0
2023-02-02SenateSecond reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2023-02-02SenateAmendment #2 (Freeman) prevailed; voice vote
2023-01-30SenateSenator Sandlin added as second author
2023-01-26SenateCommittee report: do pass, adopted
2023-01-12SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Education and Career Development
2023-01-12SenateAuthored by Senator Freeman


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