HR 321

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 321

To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 19, 2011

Mr. COHEN (for himself, Mr. NADLER, Ms. NORTON, Mr. JACKSON of Illinois, Mr. HASTINGS of Florida, Mr. MEEKS, Ms. BALDWIN, Mr. GRIJALVA, Ms. JACKSON LEE of Texas, Ms. SUTTON, Mr. SERRANO, Ms. FUDGE, Mr. HONDA, Ms. CLARKE of New York, Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. DAVIS of Illinois, Mr. FILNER, Mr. AL GREEN of Texas, Ms. EDWARDS, Ms. WOOLSEY, and Mr. ELLISON) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services


A BILL

To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. USE OF CREDIT CHECKS PROHIBITED FOR EMPLOYMENT PURPOSES.

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