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Certificates of Employability (SB 16)

Under the present law, persons denied citizenship by the judgment of any state or federal court may have their citizenship rights restored by petitioning to the circuit court of the county in which the petitioner resides, or where the petitioner was convicted of an act that deprived the rights of citizenship. T. C. A. § 40-29-107. While petitioning to restore his or her citizenship rights, a person may petition for a certificate of employability. A certificate of employability is an order issued by the circus court judge stating that the petitioner has sustained the character of a person of honesty, respectability and veracity, and has this reputation among his/her neighbors. As of July 1, 2017, a person who has been convicted of a crime may file a petition to be certified as employable, regardless of whether that person has lost full citizenship rights, or is seeking to have citizenship rights restored at that moment.

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