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H 3059 - Prohibits a job application from including questions about convictions of crime unless it directly relates to the job

Tracking Level: Of Interest
Sponsor: Leola Robinson-Simpson (D)
Last Action: 1/10/2017 - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry
House Committee: LCI
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Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a job application from including questions about convictions of crime unless the crime directly relates to the position of employment.

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H 3059 General Bill, By Robinson-Simpson and Cobb-Hunter
Similar (S 0191, S 0192, H 3062)
Summary: Job applications
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-1-25 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO JOB APPLICATION MAY INCLUDE QUESTIONS RELATED TO CONVICTIONS OF A CRIME, UNLESS THE CRIME FOR WHICH HE WAS CONVICTED DIRECTLY RELATES TO THE POSITION OF EMPLOYMENT SOUGHT OR THE OCCUPATION FOR WHICH THE LICENSE IS SOUGHT, TO PROVIDE A RELATED POLICY STATEMENT, AND TO PROVIDE NECESSARY DEFINITIONS, AMONG OTHER THINGS, IN ORDER TO GIVE A BETTER CHANCE FOR APPLICANTS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO THE STAGE IN THE APPLICATION PROCESS WHEN BACKGROUND CHECKS ARE CONDUCTED.
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12/15/16House Prefiled
12/15/16House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry
01/10/17House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 57)
01/10/17House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 57)



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