By-Laws: Article XII Screening Policy

ARTICLE XII: SCREENING POLICY

NHIAA By-Law Article IX, Section 4-J: Enrollment in the NHTOA will not be permitted or renewed for anyone:
a) Convicted or adjudicated with a finding of fault, guilt, or violation in regard to an offense against a minor or any sexual offense unless/until such offense has been reversed by proper authority with jurisdiction over the matter or
b) Convicted or adjudicated with a finding of fault, guilt, or violation in regard to an offense involving any illegal /illicit drug or controlled substance as prescribed by federal or state law or regulation.

Currently Enrolled Officials:
a) When a currently enrolled official is indicted or charged with any indictable criminal offense or charged with a violation of any statue pertaining to minors, drugs or a controlled substance such enrollment will automatically be suspended pending resolution or indictment of the charges.
b) Conviction or adjudication of fault, guilt or a violation under any such indictment or charge shall result in immediate and automatic forfeiture of officiating enrollment with the NHTOA and the NHIAA.

Re-installment/Re-application for Enrollment:
a) An official whose NHTOA membership has been forfeited, suspended or revoked under the provisions of this policy, may petition for enrollment through the Supervisor of Officials.
b) If suspensions, revocation, or forfeitures is based upon any conviction, adjudication or finding of guilt involving a minor or sexual offense, or use of any illegal/illicit drug or controlled substance as prescribed by federal or state law or regulation, re-installment/re-appointment will not be permitted, unless or until such offense has been reversed by proper authorities having jurisdiction over the matter.