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SB 3 - Limits Employers' Use Of Credit Histories - Key Vote

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Bob Bacon voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Stage Details

Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (20-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Limits Employers' Use Of Credit Histories

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that limits the use of consumer credit information by employers, effective July 1, 2012.

  • Prohibits an employer from using consumer credit information for “employment purposes” unless the information is required by a defense or security contract (Sec. 2).
  • Defines “employment purposes” as evaluating a person for employment, hiring, promotion, demotion, reassignment, compensation adjustment or retention as an employee (Sec. 2).
  • Requires employers who use consumer credit information to allow an employee or applicant to explain any circumstances which may have affected the information (Sec. 2).
  • Requires employers who use consumer credit information to take “adverse action” on employment decisions to notify the job applicant or employee of that information (Sec. 2).
  • Defines “adverse action” as employment denial, demotion, denial of promotion, dock in compensation or termination of employment for an employee (Sec. 2). 
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Limits Employers' Use Of Credit Histories


  • Morgan L. Carroll (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Randy Fischer (CO - D) (Out Of Office)


  • Bob L. Bacon (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Betty Boyd (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joyce Foster (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Angela Giron (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Rollie Heath II (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Evie Hudak (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael 'Mike' Johnston (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John P. Morse (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeanne Nicholson (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Brandon C. Shaffer (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Patrick 'Pat' Steadman (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lois A. Tochtrop (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Suzanne S. Williams (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
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