OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sHB-6875

AN ACT CONCERNING CRIMINAL RECORDS AND EMPLOYMENT APPLICATIONS.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 16 $

FY 17 $

Labor Dept.

GF - Potential Revenue Gain

Less than 5,000

Less than 5,000

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill expands existing restrictions on what an employer and its agents, representatives, or designees can require an employee or job applicant to disclose regarding his or her criminal history. To the extent this results in additional violations, there is a potential General Fund revenue gain estimated to be less than $5,000 beginning in FY 16.1

The Out Years

The annualized ongoing fiscal impact identified above would continue into the future subject to inflation.

1 The civil penalty is $300 per violation.