Private preschool programs; background checks. (SB704)

Introduced By

Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Private preschool programs; background checks. Provides that any employee of a certified preschool or nursery school program operated by an accredited private school who has submitted to fingerprinting and provided personal descriptive information for purposes of a criminal history check at the request of the governing board or administrator of the private school within the last five years and after July 1, 2017, shall be exempt from the requirement that they submit to a fingerprint background check by the Department of Social Services. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101757D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/18/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB704)
01/19/2018Stricken at request of Patron in Rehabilitation and Social Services (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB869.