Relating to Fair Chance in Employment

Last updated: Jul 13, 2021

Details about this bill
Category: Retail Crime
Status: Passed
Sponsor: Representative Rachel Talbot-Ross, House 40
Session: 130
Bill #: LD 1167



UPDATE: After passing the House and Senate, the bill was recalled from Governor Mills's desk. We are uncertain its current status as of 6/18/21

UPDATE 7/2/21: The bill has been amended and sent to Governor Mills for action.



Representative Talbot Ross of Portland would prohibit an employer from requesting criminal history record information on an initial employee application form or stating on an initial employee application form or advertisement or specifying prior to determining a person is otherwise qualified for the position that a person with a criminal history may not apply or will not be considered for a position.