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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

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  • 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    3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • HB 473, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/28/2019 at 1:47 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 616 Background Screening Powell Identical Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Commerce and Tourism

    Citations - Statutes (1)

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

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