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SB 616: Background Screening

GENERAL BILL by Powell

Background Screening; Prohibiting employers from excluding applicants from an initial interview for employment under certain conditions; providing a civil penalty; providing applicability; providing exceptions; requiring the Department of Economic Opportunity to enforce the act, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Commerce and Tourism
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/22/2019 Senate • Filed
11/6/2019 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations -SJ 47
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 47
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Commerce and Tourism