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Short Titles as Introduced

Schools Safely Acquiring Faculty Excellence Act of 2005

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to permit access to Federal crime information databases by educational agencies for certain purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

10/19/2005Introduced in Senate

All Actions (2)

07/20/2006Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S8015-8016)
Action By: Senate
10/19/2005Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Sessions, Jeff [R-AL] 06/12/2006
Sen. Ensign, John [R-NV] 06/19/2006
Sen. Alexander, Lamar [R-TN] 06/27/2006

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Senate Judiciary10/19/2005 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (10/19/2005)

Schools Safely Acquiring Faculty Excellence Act of 2005 - Directs the Attorney General, upon request of the chief executive officer of a state pursuant to a request by a local or state educational agency, to conduct fingerprint-based checks of the national and state (where possible) crime information databases on individuals under consideration for employment by the agency in a position in which the individual would work with or around children.

Authorizes: (1) the Attorney General and the states to charge any applicable fees for such checks; and (2) an individual to release derived information only to a person legally authorized to receive it. Prohibits exceeding the authority under, or knowingly releasing information in violation of, this Act.