Bill Text: MI HB4058 | 2019-2020 | 100th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Labor; fair employment practices; employer requesting, making, or maintaining a record of a job applicant's felony arrest or detention; prohibit. Amends sec. 205a of 1976 PA 453 (MCL 37.2205a).

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-22 - Bill Electronically Reproduced 01/17/2019 [HB4058 Detail]

Download: Michigan-2019-HB4058-Introduced.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOUSE BILL No. 4058

 

 

January 17, 2019, Introduced by Rep. Marino and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

 

     A bill to amend 1976 PA 453, entitled

 

"Elliott-Larsen civil rights act,"

 

by amending section 205a (MCL 37.2205a), as amended by 1999 PA 202.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 205a. (1) An employer, employment agency, or labor

 

organization, other than a law enforcement agency of this state or

 

a political subdivision of this state, shall not, in connection

 

with an application for employment or membership , or in connection

 

with the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment or

 

membership, request, make, or maintain a record of information

 

regarding a misdemeanor or felony arrest , or detention, or the

 

disposition of a misdemeanor, where if a conviction did not result.

 

A person is not guilty of perjury or otherwise for otherwise giving

 

a false statement by failing to recite or acknowledge information

 

the person has a civil right to withhold by under this section.


This section does not apply to information relative to a felony

 

charge before conviction or dismissal.

 

     (2) As used in this section, "law enforcement agency" includes

 

the state department of corrections.

 

     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days

 

after the date it is enacted into law.

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