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2019 House Bill 4489: Limit using criminal background to bar becoming a lawyer
Introduced by Rep. Joseph Bellino, Jr. (R) on April 23, 2019
To extend to the legal profession the provisions proposed by House Bill 4488 that would restrict how criminal records may and may not be used to determine whether an individual is eligible to get an occupational license mandated by the state.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on April 23, 2019
Reported in the House on May 19, 2020
Refer to the Committee on Ways and Means.
Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on May 19, 2020
Reported in the House on September 3, 2020
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the Senate on September 15, 2020
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on September 15, 2020
Reported in the Senate on October 1, 2020
With the recommendation that the bill pass.