Bill Summaries: H426 PUBLIC EMP. APPLICANTS/CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS.

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  • Summary date: Mar 26 2013 - More information

    Requires the Office of State Personnel (OSP) to adopt rules to (1) identify occupational categories for which a criminal conviction is a bar to state employment and give those categories the authority to require disclosure of prior criminal convictions on the initial state employment application and (2) provide that for all other occupational categories, state employment hiring authorities may not ask during the hiring process about a conviction on the initial employment application and may only take the conviction into consideration after selecting the applicant as a finalist for the position.  Requires OSP to develop a protocol for state agencies, departments, and institutions to collect and track application and hiring rates of individuals with criminal convictions.


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