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File #: 20-0300    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/19/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/7/2020 Final action: 4/7/2020
Title: Sheriff's Office recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Governing Body Resolution 059-2020 for allowing the Sheriff’s Office to access state and federal level summary criminal history information for employment, licensing related to special business licenses and Commercial Cannabis Use Permits or certification permits. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route 04-07-20, 2. B - Resolution 04-07-20, 3. Executed Resolution 059-2020
Title
Sheriff's Office recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Governing Body Resolution 059-2020 for allowing the Sheriff’s Office to access state and federal level summary criminal history information for employment, licensing related to special business licenses and Commercial Cannabis Use Permits or certification permits.

FUNDING: N/A
Body
DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
In order for the Sheriff’s Office to receive federal level criminal history information via livescan background a Resolution must be approved and submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for review.

This Resolution would allow the Sheriff’s Office to receive both California Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI criminal history information for applicants applying for a special business license and a Commercial Cannabis Use Permit. Currently, the Sheriff's Office only receives California criminal history when an applicant for a Special Business License has their livescan completed, this means that any criminal history from outside of the state is not readily available when determining if an applicant is eligible to be licensed or permitted.

With the County now providing Commercial Cannabis Use Permits, it is imperative that the Sheriff's Office have access to both CA DOJ and FBI criminal history when performing backgrounds on applicants so that a truly informed decision can be made when determining if an applicant meets the qualifications necessary to obtain a Commercial Cannabis Use Permit.

ALTERNATIVES
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PRIOR BOARD ACTION
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OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT
County Counsel has reviewed and approved this ordinance.

CAO RECOMMENDATION / COMMENTS
Approve as recommended.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
N/A

CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS
Please return one (1) signed Resolution to the Sheriff’s Office.

STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENT
Obtaining available information when vetting individuals applying to obtain a Commercial Cannabis Use Permit which would lead to...

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