View Amendment Current Amendment: 14 to Bill 935

Senator FANNING proposed the following amendment (WAB\935C023.RT.WAB22):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 2, by striking Section 59-8-150(A) and inserting:

/(A) To ensure equitable treatment and personal safety of all scholarship students, all education service providers shall:

(1) comply with all applicable health and safety laws or codes;

(2) hold a valid occupancy permit if required by the municipality in which the education service provider is located, if applicable;

(3) not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, athletic performance, proficiency in the English language, past academic or disciplinary history, or national origin; and

(4) conduct criminal background checks on employees and exclude from employment anyone who:

(a) is not permitted by state law to work in a school;

(b) reasonably might pose a threat to the safety of students; or

(c) is listed on federal, state, or other central child abuse registries. /