SB 900
Removes certain restrictions on the sale of alcohol and lottery tickets by persons convicted of a criminal offense
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Last Action:
2/12/2018 - SCS Voted Do Pass S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee (5263S.03C)
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2018

Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 900 - This act modifies provisions relating to activities extended to persons found guilty of certain criminal offenses.


This act repeals the requirement that employers who choose to employ felony offenders shall report the identity of any employee convicted of a felony to the Division of Liquor Control and that the Division shall promulgate rules to enforce such requirements. (Section 311.060)

Currently, the Supervisor of Liquor Control shall have the authority to make certain regulations. Under this act, the Supervisor shall not prohibit persons from participating in the sale of intoxicating liquor solely on the basis of being found guilty of any felony offense. (Section 311.660)


Currently, the Lottery Commission may require a fingerprint background check on certain persons. Under this act, the Commission shall not prohibit a person from participating in the sale of lottery tickets solely on the basis of being found guilty of any criminal offense, except for termination of any lottery vendor contract. (Section 313.220)

Currently, any person convicted of a felony shall not be licensed as a lottery game retailer or participate in the management or sale of lottery tickets. This act repeals this provision. (Section 313.260)