Government Administration and Elections Committee

JOINT FAVORABLE REPORT

Bill No.:

HB-5207

Title:

AN ACT CONCERNING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR PROSPECTIVE STATE EMPLOYEES.

Vote Date:

3/26/2010

Vote Action:

Joint Favorable

PH Date:

2/25/2010

File No.:

358

SPONSORS OF BILL:

Representative Tim O'Brien

REASONS FOR BILL:

To require state employers to make employment offers to individuals before conducting a criminal background check.

RESPONSE FROM ADMINISTRATION/AGENCY:

See Labor and Public Employees Committee JF Report (3/10/10)

NATURE AND SOURCES OF SUPPORT:

See Labor and Public Employees Committee JF Report (3/10/10)

NATURE AND SOURCES OF OPPOSITION:

See Labor and Public Employees Committee JF Report (3/10/10)

Reported by: Kate Shea

Date: April 8, 2010