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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5283

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 580

 

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Referred to Committee on LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. HARDING, 107th Dist.

 

AN ACT LIMITING THE APPLICATION OF "BAN-THE-BOX" PROVISIONS.

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

That the general statutes be amended to exclude prospective employees who will be working directly with children as employees of local and regional boards of education from "ban-the-box" provisions that prohibit employers from inquiring about a prospective employee's prior arrests, criminal charges or convictions on an initial employment application.

Statement of Purpose:

To limit the application of "ban-the-box" legislation.