HB2497 H GO AMT 3-7

Thompson 3192


    The Committee on Government Organization moves to amend the title of the bill to read as follows:

    H. B. 2497 – “A BILL to amend and reenact §30-40-11 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to requiring real estate licensure applicants to undergo criminal history record checks; declaring the requirement not to be against public policy; requiring applicants to submit fingerprints; requiring applicants to authorize the use of fingerprints to conduct the criminal history record check; prohibiting the release of records except in certain limited circumstances; declaring that criminal history records are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act; requiring the applicant to ensure that the criminal history record check is completed within ninety days of licensure application; requiring the applicant to pay the costs of the criminal history record check; and requiring the commission to promulgate a legislative rule before implementing the requirement for criminal history record checks.”