Dating a felon ok
Under this test, employers must consider the job-relatedness of a conviction, the circumstances of the offense, and the number of offenses (EEOC Compliance Manual, 604 Appendices).
State law prohibits employers, including the state and its political subdivisions, from taking certain actions against people who have their conviction records erased by an absolute pardon.
In addition, statutes prohibit licensing a convicted felon as a pawnbroker (CGS 21-40) or a professional bondsman (CGS 29-145).
A person convicted of a felony cannot be employed as an agent, operator, assistant, guard, watchman, or patrolman, subject to the general state policy (CGS 29-156a).
But the law allows the right to vote to be restored after he has paid all fines and completed any time served in prison and parole (CGS 9-46a).
In addition, every elected municipal officer or justice of the peace must be an elector in his town and anyone who ceases to be an elector of the town must immediately cease to hold office (CGS 9-186).
An employer cannot require an employee or prospective employee to disclose such records or deny employment or discharge an employee solely because of records.
CGS 19a-80 allows the Public Health commissioner to suspend or revoke a day care provider's license if any employee having direct contact with children has been convicted of any felony in which the victim is under age 18. The consumer protection commissioner can refuse to issue or renew a home improvement contractor or salesman registration of anyone required to register as a sexual offender.
The State Board of Education (SBE) can revoke a teacher or school administrator certificate or an authorization or permit (such as those held by athletic coaches, substitute teachers, and teachers teaching outside their endorsement area) of a person convicted of a crime of moral turpitude or of such a nature that the board feels that allowing the holder to keep the credential would impair the credential’s standing (CGS 10-145b(m)(1)).
The SBE must revoke a certificate, permit, or authorization when the holder is convicted of certain crimes.
A felon regains the right to vote by (1) contacting any voter registration official and (2) providing written or other satisfactory proof that he has been discharged from confinement or parole and has paid all conviction-related fines (CGS 9-46a).
It is a criminal offense for a felon to possess a firearm or electronic defense weapon (CGS 53a-217).