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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 361

 

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 1118

   

Referred to Committee on Labor and Public Employees

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. LOONEY, 11th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF CREDIT SCORES IN HIRING DECISIONS.

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

That the general statutes be amended to ban employers in nonfinancial industries from using credit scores in hiring decisions.

Statement of Purpose:

To increase job opportunities for individuals with some credit issues.