Bulletin | May

May 15, 2019



Midway through May, we've already seen some changes which may factor into your screening process. To read more or learn the current status of the bill, click the link within each listing.

  • May 13th: the Vermont House of Representatives passed S.110. This bill amends the definition of personally identifiable information to include biometric data and enacts requirements for the collection and handling of students’ personal and educational data.
  • May 13th: the South Carolina Legislature passed S.B. 595. This bill requires background checks for employees of child care facilities.
  • May 14th: the New York Legislature passed S.B. 2625. This bill expands the crime of domestic violence to include identity theft.
  • May 14th: the Louisiana Legislature passed H.B. 303. This bill requires fingerprint-based background checks for employment with a financial institution.
  • May 14th: the Louisiana House of Representatives passed H.B. 99. This bill requires fingerprint-based background checks for head coaches of youth athletes.



This information has been prepared by Validity Screening Solutions for informational purposes only and is not legal advice. The content is intended for general information purposes only, and you are urged to consult a lawyer concerning your own situation and any specific legal questions you may have.

Topics: Background Checks, Compliance

Jessica L. Troncoso, J.D.

Written by Jessica L. Troncoso, J.D.

Jessica focuses on Validity’s knowledge base of all laws, statutes, and enforcement actions regulating the employment screening industry. Jessica began in the Quality Assurance Department of Validity in 2012 and later worked remotely with the Research Department while attending law school. Jessica worked as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Brian C. Wimes of the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri and the Honorable Peggy Stevens McGraw of the 16th Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri.