Boards are banned from using arrests and erased records.
Areas of Improvement
Ban agencies from using vague standards like “good moral character.”
Add safeguards for due process, like requiring a petition process and placing the burden of proof onto the state.
Connecticut earns a final grade of C- for its mediocre protections. In 2017, Connecticut enacted a modest reform that exempts applicants for barber or hairdresser licenses from having to submit to a background check.