Felony Restrictions by Profession/Business License
Below is a listing of the professions that the library has been able to identify as having restrictions for convicted felons. We do not warrant this to be a complete listing of all restrictions for felons.
» School District Employee; Charter School Employee
§22.085. Educators And School District Employees And Volunteers — Employees And Applicants Convicted Of Certain Offenses
(a) A school district, open-enrollment charter school, or shared services arrangement shall discharge or refuse to hire an employee or applicant for employment if the district, school, or shared services arrangement obtains information through a criminal history record information review that:
(1) the employee or applicant has been convicted of:
(A) a felony offense under Title 5, Penal Code;
(B) an offense on conviction of which a defendant is required to register as a sex offender under Chapter 62, Code of Criminal Procedure; or
(C) an offense under the laws of another state or federal law that is equivalent to an offense under Paragraph (A) or (B);
Some exclusions exist to this rule. See the statute in full or consult an attorney.