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077096EB0C13524F872583C1006C533C Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB19-1166

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Mar 18, 2019      
Location SCR 352



HB19-1166 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


01:43:12 PM  

Senator Zenzinger, sponsor, explained HB19-1166, concerning name-based criminal history record checks, and, in connection therewith, requiring certain persons and entities to submit to a name-based criminal history record check as a condition of employment, appointment, registration, licensure, or certification. 

Kris Geraths, representing Background Information Services, testified in support of the bill.  She explained how a name-based criminal history record is more complete than a fingerprint one. 

Alonzo Martinez, representing the National Association of Professional Background Screeners, testified in favor of the bill.  He discussed how fingerprint background checks only show arrests, not final dispositions.  He answered questions from the committee about background checks and the scope of the bill. 

 

02:00:32 PM  

The committee discussed employment in which background checks are needed and discriminatory hiring practices. 

Senator Zenzinger presented and explained amendment L. 002 (Attachment A) regarding the bill's effective date and also made closing remarks. 



02:12:15 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:14:41 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1166, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Gonzales
Seconded
Cooke Yes
Gardner Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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