A bill 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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 5, 2015
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on August 5, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
17 Cosponsors (16 Democrats, 1 Independent)
Dec 17, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1837 (113th).
Aug 5, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 14, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1819 (115th).
S. 1981 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1981. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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