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SB 798: Background Screening


Background Screening; Prohibiting employers from excluding an applicant from an initial interview for employment under certain conditions; requiring the Department of Economic Opportunity to enforce the act, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Commerce and Tourism
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/7/2017 Senate • Filed
    11/17/2017 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 62
    1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 62
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Commerce and Tourism

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  • SB 798, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/7/2017 at 3:30 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 51 Background Screening Jones, Henry Identical Last Action: 11/7/2017 H Withdrawn prior to introduction -HJ 17
    H 1223 Background Screening McGhee Identical Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    435.13 Page 1 (pdf)

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