SC H3474 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-13 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: J.L.Johnson
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 41-1-35 So As To Provide That No Job Application May Include Questions Related To Convictions Of A Crime, Unless The Crime For Which He Was Convicted Directly Relates To The Position Of Employment Sought Or The Occupation For Which The License Is Sought, To Provide A Related Policy Statement, And To Provide Necessary Definitions, Among Other Things, In Order To Give A Better Chance For Applicants To Be Considered For Employment Prior To The Stage In The Application Process When Background Checks Are Conducted.

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2021-01-13HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: J.L.Johnson
2021-01-12HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-01-12HouseIntroduced and read first time
2020-12-16HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
41135(n/a)See Bill Text

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