HB 813 Ban the Box

HB 813 – Employment; unlawful for employer to include on application a question inquiring whether applicant has been arrested, charged or convicted of any crime; provide

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to labor and industrial relations, so as to provide that it shall be unlawful for any employer to include on an application for employment a question inquiring whether the applicant has ever been arrested for, charged with, or convicted of any crime; to provide for exceptions; to provide that such information may be sought during the first personal interview with the candidate; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

HB 813 Legislation


Industry & Labor           Mark Hamilton, Chairman

Sponsored by:       (1) Waites, Keisha 60th

Status History:

Jan/24/2014 – House Second Readers

Jan/23/2014 – House First Readers

Jan/22/2014 – House Hopper

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