VA SB99 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on December 5 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-21 - Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
Pending: Senate Education: Higher Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Public institutions of higher education; admissions applications; criminal history. Prohibits each public institution of higher education from (i) utilizing an institution-specific admissions application that contains questions about the criminal history of the applicant; (ii) denying admission to any applicant on the basis of any criminal history information provided by the applicant on any third-party admissions application accepted by the institution; or (iii) otherwise inquiring about the criminal history of an applicant for admission prior to the applicant receiving a conditional offer of acceptance from the institution.

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Higher educational institutions, public; admissions applications, criminal history information.



2020-01-21SenateAssigned Education sub: Higher Education
2019-12-05SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2019-12-05SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100935D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
231407.1(n/a)See Bill Text

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