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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)

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  • 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    5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 590, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/25/2011 at 1:23 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 463 Public Employment Jones Similar Last Action: 5/7/2011 H Died in Government Operations Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (GVOPS)

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