Appropriations Committee

JOINT FAVORABLE REPORT

Bill No.:

HB-5237

Title:

AN ACT CONCERNING FAIR CHANCE EMPLOYMENT.

Vote Date:

4/14/2016

Vote Action:

Joint Favorable Substitute

PH Date:

3/3/2016

File No.:

175

SPONSORS OF BILL:

Labor Committee

REASONS FOR BILL:

See the Labor Committee's Joint Favorable Report

SUBSTITUTE LANGUAGE:

The substitute language (LCO 3995) expands the protections to potential employees with criminal conviction records to those applying at businesses with three or more employees. It is anticipated that the number of complaints filed can be handled by existing staff.

RESPONSE FROM ADMINISTRATION/AGENCY:

See the Labor Committee's Joint Favorable Report

NATURE AND SOURCES OF SUPPORT:

See the Labor Committee's Joint Favorable Report

NATURE AND SOURCES OF OPPOSITION:

See the Labor Committee's Joint Favorable Report

Reported by: Elizabeth Gillette

Date: April 19, 2016