H.R.3783 - Equal Employment for All Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] (Introduced 09/14/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/14/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3783 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/14/2017)
Equal Employment for All Act of 2017
This bill amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit a consumer reporting agency from furnishing an employer with a consumer credit report containing information on the consumer's creditworthiness, credit standing, or credit capacity if the employer intends to use that information for any decision made for employment purposes.
An employer may use such a report in either an employment decision or before taking an adverse employment action with the consumer's authorization under certain circumstances. Specifically, a report may be used if the consumer applies for or holds employment that requires eligibility for access to classified information or such use is otherwise required by law.
An employer who has sought such a report may neither deny employment to nor make any other employment decision about a consumer because the consumer has not authorized the employer's procurement of the report.