Clarify the Law Protecting Job Applicants from Identity Theft

Last updated: Mar 10, 2020

Details about this bill
Category: Wage and Labor
Status: Passed
Sponsor: Senator Shenna Bellows, Senate 14 - Kennebec County
Session: 129
Bill #: LD 1986




Current law prohibits an employer from requesting the social security number of a prospective employee. This bill provides an exception to the prohibition when the employer is required to request the social security number by federal law.