Bill Status of HB5406 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: NO RECIDIVISM/GROW WORKFORCE
Rep. Carol Ammons
| 2/18/2022||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Reduce Recidivism and Grow the Workforce Task Force Act. Provides that the Reduce Recidivism and Grow the Workforce Task Force is created within the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to review whether it is necessary to uniformly exclude individuals with prior felony convictions from obtaining licenses in licensed occupations. Provides that the Task Force shall have the following members: 2 members appointed by the President of the Senate; 2 members appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; 2 members appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate; 2 members appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives; 2 representatives from the Department; 2 consumer advocates appointed by the Governor; 2 academics appointed by the Governor; and 2 criminal justice reform advocates appointed by the Governor. Provides that the Task Force shall convene by May 1, 2022. Provides that the Department shall provide administrative support to the Task Force. Requires the Task Force to prepare a report that summarizes its work and makes recommendations resulting from its study to the Governor and General Assembly by May 2023. Repeals the Act 2 years after the Task Force provides its report to the Governor and General Assembly. Effective immediately.