IN HB1450 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 15 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-17 - Representative Shackleford added as coauthor
Pending: House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Grant program for hiring ex-offenders. Establishes a grant program to provide grants each taxable year to an employer that hires an individual who has been convicted of a felony. Specifies that the amount of the grant is $3,000 for each qualified individual the employer hires during the taxable year. Provides that the maximum amount of grants allowed per state fiscal year may not exceed $2,500,000. Requires a report on the grant program before August 1, 2022. Provides immunity to employers for hiring ex-offenders. Provides that certain conditions of sentencing and probation may not be construed to prevent a person from employing two or more ex-offenders at the same location.

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Title

Grant program for hiring ex-offenders. Establishes a grant program to provide grants each taxable year to an employer that hires an individual who has been convicted of a felony. Specifies that the amount of the grant is $3,000 for each qualified individual the employer hires during the taxable year. Provides that the maximum amount of grants allowed per state fiscal year may not exceed $2,500,000. Requires a report on the grant program before August 1, 2022. Provides immunity to employers for hiring ex-offenders. Provides that certain conditions of sentencing and probation may not be construed to prevent a person from employing two or more ex-offenders at the same location.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-17HouseRepresentative Shackleford added as coauthor
2019-01-15HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
2019-01-15HouseAuthored by Representative Mayfield

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