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

Sponsored by:

Delegate Mosby


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters

Synopsis:Prohibiting certain employers from requiring an applicant for employment to disclose certain information regarding the criminal record of the applicant, conducting a certain criminal history records check, or taking other certain action before a conditional offer of employment has been extended; authorizing the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to resolve certain complaints informally or to use mediation; authorizing the Commissioner to ask the Attorney General to bring a certain action on behalf of the applicant or employee; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Mosby, Ali, Angel, Conaway, Glenn, Gutierrez, Hayes, J. Lewis, R. Lewis, Morales, Patterson, Proctor, Sanchez, Sydnor, Tarlau, and P. Young
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): January 1, 2019
Economic Matters  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Private Sector Labor and Industry
Narrow Subject(s):Attorney General
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Criminal Background Investigations
Labor and Industry, Division of
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Labor and Employment
(3-103, 3-1301 through 3-1306)

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February 14, 2018 11:39 A.M.