MD HB994 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 19-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 16 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-03-18 - First Reading Finance
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Prohibiting certain employers from requiring an applicant for employment to disclose certain information regarding the criminal record of the applicant except under certain circumstances, conducting a certain criminal history records check, or taking certain other action before a conditional offer of employment has been extended; authorizing the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to resolve complaints informally; etc.

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Labor and Employment - Criminal Record Screening Practices (Ban the Box)


Roll Calls

2019-03-13 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (96-37) (Y: 97 N: 38 NV: 2 Abs: 12) [PASS]


2019-03-18SenateFirst Reading Finance
2019-03-16HouseThird Reading Passed (96-37)
2019-03-15HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments {333791/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
2019-02-08HouseHearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-08HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments