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House Bill 56

General Assembly: 131

Short Title: Limits criminal records use in public employment hiring   [ Show Long Title ]

Long Title: To amend sections 124.11, 124.34, 329.021, 2953.36, 4121.121, 5120.38, 5120.381, 5120.382, 5123.08, and 5139.02 and to enact sections 9.73 and 5164.44 of the Revised Code to prohibit public employers from including on an employment application any question concerning the criminal background of the applicant, to prohibit a felony conviction from being used against an officer or employee when a public employer is undertaking certain employment practices, unless the conviction occurs while the officer or employee is employed in the civil service, to remove the bar against sealing a conviction record when the victim is 16 or 17 years old, and to provide that certain independent providers are not employees of the state or a political subdivision.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Schuring, Representative Slesnick

Version: As Enrolled

Legislation Text : View Current Version

Date Chamber Action Committee
3/23/16 Effective 3/23/16
12/9/15 House Concurred in Senate amendments
12/9/15 Senate Passed
12/9/15 Senate Reported - Substitute State and Local Government
10/7/15 Senate Refer to Committee State and Local Government
10/1/15 Senate Introduced
9/30/15 House Passed
6/24/15 House Reported - Substitute Commerce and Labor
2/12/15 House Refer to Committee Commerce and Labor
2/10/15 House Introduced
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