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§ 90‑11.  Criminalbackground checks.

(a)        Repealed by SessionLaws 2007‑346, s. 11, effective October 1, 2007.

(a1)      Repealed by SessionLaws 2007‑346, s. 9.1, effective October 1, 2007.

(b)        The Department ofJustice may provide a criminal record check to the Board for a person who hasapplied for a license through the Board. The Board shall provide to theDepartment of Justice, along with the request, the fingerprints of theapplicant, any additional information required by the Department of Justice,and a form signed by the applicant consenting to the check of the criminalrecord and to the use of the fingerprints and other identifying informationrequired by the State or national repositories. The applicant's fingerprintsshall be forwarded to the State Bureau of Investigation for a search of theState's criminal history record file, and the State Bureau of Investigationshall forward a set of the fingerprints to the Federal Bureau of Investigationfor a national criminal history check. The Board shall keep all informationpursuant to this subsection privileged, in accordance with applicable State lawand federal guidelines, and the information shall be confidential and shall notbe a public record under Chapter 132 of the General Statutes.

The Department of Justice maycharge each applicant a fee for conducting the checks of criminal historyrecords authorized by this subsection. (C.S., s. 6615; 1921, c. 47, s. 3; Ex. Sess. 1921, c.44, s. 5; 1971, c. 1150, s. 3; 1981, c. 573, s. 7; 1995, c. 94, s. 12; 1997‑511,s. 2; 2002‑147, s. 6; 2007‑146, s. 1; 2007‑346, ss. 9.1, 11.)