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CS/SB 324: Employment Practices

GENERAL BILL by Commerce and Tourism ; Detert

Employment Practices; Prohibiting an employer from using a job applicant’s credit report or credit history to make certain hiring, compensation, or other employment decisions; providing specific situations in which an employer may use such information; providing exemptions for certain types of employers; providing remedies for an aggrieved person; providing for the award of actual damages and court costs; providing for a plaintiff to post a bond to indemnify the defendant for damages, including attorney fees, in certain situations, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  4. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/25/2013 Senate • Filed
11/7/2013 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 33
12/2/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 12/09/13, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
12/9/2013 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 8 NAYS 1 -SJ 139
12/10/2013 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
12/18/2013 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 139
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 33
• CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 121
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Judiciary