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2003-2004 Regular Session - HB 1347
Child welfare agencies; employment applicants; criminal records checks
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to amend Chapter 5 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to programs and protection for children and youth, so as to provide that a child welfare agency shall obtain for every applicant for employment a preliminary criminal records check from the Georgia Crime Information Center through a local law enforcement authority; to define certain terms; to provide that an individual with a criminal record which includes certain crimes shall be prohibited permanently from employment in, service on behalf of, or residence in a child welfare agency or for a minimum of ten years from the date of final disposition of the crime, depending on the type of crime involved; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2004 - Effective Date
May/07/2004 - Act 465
May/07/2004 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/12/2004 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/01/2004 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/22/2004 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
Mar/22/2004 - Senate Third Read
Mar/02/2004 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/01/2004 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/24/2004 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/23/2004 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/23/2004 - House Third Readers
Feb/18/2004 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/06/2004 - House Second Readers
Feb/05/2004 - House First Readers
Feb/03/2004 - House Hopper
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