Summary: H.R.2649 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2649. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (06/26/2003)

Schools Safely Acquiring Faculty Excellence Act of 2003 - Prohibits the Secretary of Education from making any funds available to a State under any program administered by the Department of Education unless the Secretary determines that the State has in place a criminal information sharing system.

Directs the Secretary to make such determination with regard to each State within one year after enactment of this Act.

Requires such a system to be one under which the State shares with the Federal Government information (including for non-criminal justice purposes) on each arrest, charge, or conviction (including any no contest plea) in such State for specified covered offenses. Requires such information to include the identity of: (1) each individual so arrested, charged, or convicted; and (2) the identity of each individual under suspicion for such an offense. Requires such system to cover any offense that: (1) is a felony or involves violence, a controlled substance, child abuse, statutory rape, rape, molestation, or sexual abuse; and (2) occurs on or after the date that is 15 years before the date of the enactment of this Act.