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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6519

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 2173

 

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Referred to Committee on BANKING

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. LESSER, 100th Dist.

 

AN ACT PROHIBITING EMPLOYER CREDIT INQUIRIES FOR POSITIONS INVOLVING ACCESS TO CERTAIN NONFINANCIAL ASSETS.

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

That section 31-51tt of the general statutes be amended to delete subparagraph (F) of subdivision (4) of subsection (a) to prevent the use of credit reports by employers to deny employment to employees or prospective employees for positions involving access to certain nonfinancial assets.

Statement of Purpose:

To prevent the use of credit reports by employers to deny employment to employees or prospective employees for positions involving access to certain nonfinancial assets.