A bill to prohibit Federal agencies and Federal contractors from requesting that an applicant for employment disclose criminal history record information before the applicant has received a conditional offer, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 25, 2017
Length: 30 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on May 17, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 5, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 17, 2017
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Sep 25, 2017
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
Feb 13, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 387.
S. 842 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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