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H.R.321 - Equal Employment for All Act

To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions. as introduced.
  • Short: Equal Employment for All Act as introduced.

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Introduced
 
House
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President
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01/19/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Representative

Steve Cohen

D-TN

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Official Summary

Equal Employment for All Act - Amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit a current or prospective employer from using a consumer report or an investigative consumer report, or from causing one to be procured, for either employment purposes or for making an adverse action, if the repo

Official Summary

Equal Employment for All Act - Amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit a current or prospective employer from using a consumer report or an investigative consumer report, or from causing one to be procured, for either employment purposes or for making an adverse action, if the report contains information that bears upon the consumer's creditworthiness, credit standing, or credit capacity. Makes exceptions to such prohibition for employment:
(1) which requires a national security or Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) clearance;
(2) with a state or local government agency which otherwise requires use of a consumer report; or
(3) in a supervisory, managerial, professional, or executive position at a financial institution.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.321

  • American Ethical Union

Organizations Opposing H.R.321

  • Investigative and Security Professionals for Legislative Action


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