Who filed report: Denise Carman
Bill Number: HB090
Bill Title: Education Background Check Amendments
Bill Grade: D
Bill Sponsors: Rep. Stephen Handy
Bill requires all public schools, and private schools who accept disabled students on a state-sponsored scholarship, to subject employees and many volunteers to a nationwide FBI fingerprint-based background check.
Does the bill increase/decrease local control?: Anti-Local Control
How?: Requires schools to subject parent volunteers and employees to federal background check.
Does it increase/decrease parental rights?: Decreases Parental Rights
How?: Parents can't, for example, drive a carload of children on a field trip w/o undergoing fingerprinting and federal background check.
Does it help/hurt children?: Helps Children
How?: Can conceivably protect children from the out-of-state offender who would not be detected by an in-state background check.
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