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S.F. No. 2956 - Individuals subject to human services background checks with expunged criminal records disqualification prohibition
Author: Senator Roger C. Chamberlain
Prepared By: Patrick Hauswald, Senate Counsel (651/296-5079)
Date: February 13, 2020


S.F. No. 2956 prohibits the commissioner of human services from disqualifying an individual from employment that involves direct contact with persons receiving services, based on a criminal conviction, or any underlying fact of the criminal conviction, when the conviction has been expunged under a court's inherent authority.

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