Ojeda 7853


The Committee on Judiciary moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill 2704--A Bill to amend and reenact 18A-3-6 and 18A-3-10 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating generally to the licensure or certification of teachers; providing for the automatic revocation of a certificate or license for a teacher convicted of an offense under chapter sixty-one, article eight-d, section five of the code; and permitting the West Virginia Department of Education to require that a licensee be fingerprinted for analysis by the West Virginia State Police for a state criminal history record check through the central abuse registry and by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a national criminal history record check, when the licensee has lived outside of the state for one year or more since licensure, or when the department or school administrator reasonably believes the licensee has not disclosed a felony conviction, a conviction of an offense under chapter sixty-one, article eight-b of this code, or a conviction of an offense similar to those in chapter sixty-one, article eight-b of this code that have been established under the laws of any other state or the United States.