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HB 553: Criminal History Records in Applications for Public Employment and Admission to Public Postsecondary Educational Institutions

GENERAL BILL by Alexander ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes, J. ; Geller

Criminal History Records in Applications for Public Employment and Admission to Public Postsecondary Educational Institutions; Prohibits public employer from inquiring into or considering applicant's criminal history on initial employment application unless required to do so by law; prohibits public postsecondary educational institution from inquiring into or considering criminal history of applicant seeking admission.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/26/2017 House • Filed
2/6/2017 House • Referred to Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee; Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 72
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 72
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee