Bill Sponsors: IN HB1450 | 2019 | Regular Session

Bill 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.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-17 - Representative Shackleford added as coauthor [HB1450 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Representative Peggy Mayfield [R]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-060FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Robin Shackleford [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-098FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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