(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, an institution of higher
education may not use an admissions application that contains questions about the
criminal history of the applicant.
(b) An institution of higher education may use a third-party admissions application
that contains questions about the criminal history of the applicant if the institution
posts a notice on its website stating that a criminal history does not disqualify
an applicant from admission.
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