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H.R. 3614: Restricting Credit Checks for Employment Decisions Act

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To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to ban the use of credit information for most employment decisions, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Al Lawson

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 2, 2019
Length: 11 pages
Introduced
Jul 2, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Jul 11, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 11, 2019.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Rep. Al Lawson Bill to Ban the Use of Credit Information for Employee Hiring Passes Committee
    — Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL5] (Sponsor) on Jul 11, 2019

U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk Sworn Into the 114TH Congress
    — Rep. Barry Loudermilk [R-GA11] on Jan 9, 2015

RELEASE: Fleischmann Reintroduces Bonuses for Cost-Cutters Act
    — Rep. Charles “Chuck” Fleischmann [R-TN3] on Jan 10, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 3614 will add $1 million in new spending through 2029.

History

Jul 2, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jul 11, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 3614 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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