MD HB541 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-0)
Status: Introduced on January 26 2018 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2018-03-23 - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


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.

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Labor and Employment – Criminal Record Screening Practices



2018-03-23HouseUnfavorable Report by Economic Matters
2018-02-13HouseHearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-01-26HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters


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