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SB 590: Public Employment Practices


Public Employment Practices; Prohibits a public employer from inquiring into or considering the criminal history record of an applicant for public employment until the applicant has been selected for an interview by the public employer. Provides that the restriction does not prohibit a public employer from notifying an applicant that a law or the employer's policy may disqualify the applicant from employment in a particular position with the public employer, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Community Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  4. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2011 Senate • Filed
2/9/2011 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Criminal Justice; Budget -SJ 51
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 51
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Community Affairs