Labor and Employment – Criminal Record Screening Practices (Ban the Box)

Bill Number:  SB0839

Bill Sponsor(s):  Senator Carter

Subject:  Finance

Bill Summary:

Prohibiting certain employers from requiring an applicant for employment to disclose certain information regarding the criminal record of the applicant except under certain circumstances, conducting a certain criminal history records check, or taking certain other action before a conditional offer of employment has been extended; authorizing the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to resolve complaints informally; etc.

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