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|Description: "The cost on an on line check is, is pretty minimal. There is one, one university that responded that indicated that they currently do this for about 225 dollars a year to check 2500 applications."|
Page said this measure is modeled after a similar law in Illinois.
The committee took no immediate action on the bill. There was no testimony in opposition.
From Jefferson City, I'm Erika Navarrete.
Registered sex offenders would be blocked from public university dorms under a measure heard by the House Crime Committee.
The bill would require all students to undergo background checks when applying for student housing.
The bill is sponsored by St.Louis County Democratic Representative Sam Page:
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|Description: "I would want our young men and women in college dorms to have some level of comfort that an elementary measure was taken to make sure that someone in the next door, in the dorm next to them, wasn't on the sex offender registry."|
Nobody testified against the bill. The committee took no immediate action on the measure.
From the state capitol, I'm Erika Navarrete