HB3007 S GOV AMT #1 2-26

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The Committee on Government Organization moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. House Bill 3007A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated 19-1-3b, relating to authorizing the Commissioner of Agriculture to require background checks as a condition of employment; legislative finding; describing background check procedure; making background check results confidential; providing exception; designating background checks and related documents not to be considered public records under chapter 29B of said code; prohibiting disqualification of applicant for criminal conviction not bearing rational nexus to employment category; barring consideration of crimes of moral turpitude in hiring; allowing reapplication after disqualification from employment; establishing procedure for individual obtaining preapplication determination if criminal record will disqualify individual from employment; and requiring rulemaking.