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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5284

 

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 708

   

Referred to Committee on Labor and Public Employees

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. LESSER, 100th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING DISCRIMINATORY EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES AND THE USE OF CREDIT REPORTS IN EMPLOYMENT DECISIONS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That section 46a-60 of the general statutes be amended to add discrimination on the basis of an employee's or prospective employee's credit history to the list of prohibited discriminatory employment practices.

Statement of Purpose:

To prevent an employee or prospective employee from being subject to discrimination on the basis of his or her credit history .