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HB 473: Background Screening


Background Screening; Prohibits employers from excluding applicants from initial interview for employment under certain conditions; provides exceptions; provides civil penalty; requires DEO to enforce act.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/28/2019 House • Filed
11/7/2019 House • Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 39
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 39
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee