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§ 26-503. Limitation on use of questions regarding criminal history on admission applications

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEducationEffective: July 1, 2021

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Education (Refs & Annos)
Division IV. Other Education Provisions [Titles 21-End] (Refs & Annos)
Title 26. Prohibitions and Penalties (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Consideration of Criminal History in the Admissions Process (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2021
MD Code, Education, § 26-503
§ 26-503. Limitation on use of questions regarding criminal history on admission applications
In general
(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, an institution of higher education may not use an admissions application that contains questions about the criminal history of the applicant.
Third-party admissions application; Notice
(b) An institution of higher education may use a third-party admissions application that contains questions about the criminal history of the applicant if the institution:
(1) Does not use the third-party admissions application to disqualify an applicant based on the applicant's criminal history; and
(2) Posts a notice on its website stating that a criminal history does not disqualify an applicant from admission.

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Added by Acts 2018, c. 2, § 1, eff. Feb. 11, 2018. Amended by Acts 2021, c. 676, § 1, eff. July 1, 2021.
MD Code, Education, § 26-503, MD EDUC § 26-503
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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