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HB 0182 - Employment - Cannot Run Credit Checks
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Tracking Level: Evaluating
Sponsor: Winfred Dukes (D)
Last Action: 2/1/2017 - House Second Readers
House Committee: Industry and Labor
Assigned To:
Personnel/EmploymentNext Bill
Todd EdwardsNext Bill

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This legislation, with certain exceptions, prohibits all employers, including counties, from requesting, requiring or obtaining a credit check from a current or potential employee. Credit checks may be used if the employee or potential employee is being evaluated because the position is a managerial position involving setting the direction or control of the "business," involves access to customers', employees' or the county's financial information (other than the information routinely provided in a retail transaction), or involves fiduciary responsibility (including the authority to issue payments, transfer money or enter into contracts).  Violation of this law is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine between $500 to $2,500.

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