§ 2.2-1201.1

Criminal background checks for certain positions

The Department shall develop a statewide personnel policy for designating positions within each state agency as sensitive. Such policy shall provide for a state agency to require any final candidate for a position that has been designated as sensitive to submit to fingerprinting and to provide personal descriptive information to be forwarded along with the applicant’s fingerprints through the Central Criminal Records Exchange to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the purpose of obtaining criminal history information regarding such applicant.For purposes of this section, “sensitive positions” shall mean those positions generally described as directly responsible for the health, safety and welfare of the general populace or protection of critical infrastructures.


2003, c. 731.


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