To prohibit an employer from inquiring whether an applicant for employment has been convicted of a criminal offense, except in certain circumstances.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 13th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 26, 2012
Length: 11 pages
Jul 26, 2012
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H.R. 6220 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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