H.R.4532 - Safe Harbor for Reporting Violent Behavior Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] (Introduced 02/11/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/29/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4532 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/11/2016)
Safe Harbor for Reporting Violent Behavior Act of 2016
This bill makes an employer immune from civil liability for reporting to a potential future employer an employee or former employee’s violent or threatening behavior. The report must be made in good faith and based on objectively reasonable suspicion.
Additionally, the bill makes a potential employer immune from civil liability for taking a reasonable action in good faith to respond to a report of violent or threatening behavior of an employee or potential employee.