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HB 1223: Background Screening

GENERAL BILL by McGhee ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Abruzzo ; Duran ; Edwards-Walpole ; Geller ; Jenne ; Mercado ; Richardson ; Russell ; Slosberg ; Smith ; Watson, C.

Background Screening; Prohibits employers from excluding applicants from initial interviews for employment under certain conditions; provides applicability & exceptions; requires DEO to enforce act.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/4/2018 House • Filed
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 107
1/12/2018 House • Referred to Careers and Competition Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 338
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee