Nursing

Criminal History Guidelines


Disclaimer: The Division uses this matrix simply as a starting point in making its licensing or disciplinary decisions, and therefore it is provided only for general informational and guidance purposes. Every applicant and licensee is unique, with individual circumstances that may involve aggravating or mitigating or other factors, including patterns of conduct that may affect any final decision. Please consult your attorney if you have questions.

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CHARGE

TIME FRAME (most recent charge)

TIME FRAME (most recent charge) in years

0-1 years

0-1

2-5 years

2-5

6-10 years

6-10

10+ years

10+

Abuse or Neglect of a Child with a Disability
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Abuse, Neglect, or Exploitation of a Vulnerable Adult
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Alcohol Restricted Driver

0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

Animal Cruelty

0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Issue

Issue

Arson
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Aggravated Arson
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Assault by a Prisoner
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Assault

0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Issue

Issue

Aggravated Assault

0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Assault Against Police Officer/Military/Health Care Provider/EMS
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Review

Review

Burglary
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Aggravated Burglary
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Burglary of a Vehicle
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Issue

Issue

Issue

Bus Hijacking
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Child Abuse
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Communications Fraud
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Issue

Issue

Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

Criminal Mischief or Criminal Mischief Intentional Damage Of Property
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Criminal Trespass
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

Custodial Interference
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

Damage to or Interruption of a Communication Device
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Issue

Issue

Issue

Deal in Harmful Material to a Minor
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Review

Review

Disarming a Peace Officer
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Discharging Firearms and Hurling Missiles into Buses and Terminals
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Disorderly Conduct/ Continuing After Request to Stop
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

Distribution of an Intimate Image
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Issue

Issue

Issue

Distribution/Offer/Arrange Distribution of Controlled Substance
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Review

Review

Domestic Violence
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Issue

Issue

Issue

Domestic Violence in the Presence of a Child
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Drive With Measurable Amounts
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

DUI (Drive Under the Influence)
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

Electronic Communication Harassment
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Issue

Issue

Endangerment of a Child or Vulnerable Adult
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Enticing a Minor Over the Internet
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Issue

Issue

Exploitation of Prostitution - Aggravated
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Extortion or Bribery to Dismiss Criminal Proceedings
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Failure to Stop at Command of Law Enforcement
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Issue

Issue

False Personal Info to Peace Officer
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

Forgery
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Review

Review

Criminal Homicide
-- Aggravated Murder
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

-- Automobile Homicide
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

-- Child Abuse Homicide
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

-- Homicide by Assault
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

-- Manslaughter
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

-- Murder
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

-- Negligent Homicide
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Human Trafficking/Smuggling

0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Impaired Driving
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

Impersonating an Officer
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Issue

Issue

Issue

Interference with Public Servant
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

Intoxication/Public Intoxication
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

Items Prohibited Correctional/Mental Health Facilities
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Review

Review

"Joyriding" Unauthorized Control for Extended Time
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

Kidnapping/Child Kidnapping/Aggravated Kidnapping
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Lewdness
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Issue

Issue

Issue

Mayhem
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Obstruction of Justice
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Issue

Issue

Open Container/ Drinking Alcohol in a Vehicle
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

Patronizing a Prostitute
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

Possession of Forged Writing or Device for Writing
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Review

Review

Possession of Marijuana
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

Possession With Intent to Distribute
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Review

Review

Possession/Use of Controlled Substance
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Issue

Issue

Production/Transfer False Identification
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Review

Review

Protective Order Entered/Violation
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Issue

Issue

Purchase/Possession/Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

Purchase/Possession/Transfer/ Use of a Firearm by a Restricted Person
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Rape
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Rape of a Child
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Object Rape
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Reckless Driving/ Alcohol Related Reckless Driving
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

Retail Theft
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

Retaliation Against a Witness, Victim, or Informant
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Robbery
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Securities Fraud
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Review

Review

Sexual Abuse of a Child
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Sexual Abuse of a Minor (14-16 year old)
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Issue

Issue

Forcible Sex Abuse
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Aggravated Sexual Assault
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Sexual Battery
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Review

Review

Sexual Exploitation of a Minor
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Sexual Exploitation of a Vulnerable Adult
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Forcible Sodomy
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Sodomy on a Child
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Stalking
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Tampering with Evidence
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Review

Review

Tampering with or Retaliation Against a Juror
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Tampering with a Witness
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Theft or Theft of Services
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Issue

Issue

Issue

Threat of Terrorism
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Unlawful Acquisition/Possession/ Use of Financial Card
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Review

Review

Unlawful Detention
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Issue

Issue

Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

Unlawful Sexual Activity with a Minor
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Review

Review

Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a 16 or 17 Year Old
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Issue

Issue

Use/Possession of Paraphernalia
0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

Voyeurism

0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Review

Review

** Non Substance-Related Traffic Offenses (ex: Parking, Speeding, Unsecured Load, Failure to Signal, Etc.)

0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

** Other Misdemeanor Charges Not Listed Above (ex: Littering, Dog at Large, Fishing Without a License, Etc.)

0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Issue

Issue

Issue

Issue

** Any Other Crime if on the Sex Offender Registry

0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Review

Review

Review

Review

** 2nd and 3rd Degree Felony Charges (Any Charge within 7 Years)

0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny

** 1st Degree or Capital Felony (Any Charge)

0-1 year

2-5 years

6-10 years

10+ years

Deny

Deny

Deny

Deny