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Short Titles as Introduced

See Something, Say Something About Violent Behavior Act of 2017

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide for a safe harbor for reports to potential employers by current or former employers of violent behavior or threats thereof by employees.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
02/03/2017Introduced in House

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Date
03/02/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
02/03/2017Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/03/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary02/03/2017 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice03/02/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/03/2017)

See Something, Say Something About Violent Behavior Act of 2017

This bill grants immunity from civil liability to an employer who reports, to a potential future employer, the violent or threatening behavior of an employee or former employee. The report must be made in good faith and based on objectively reasonable suspicion.

Also, it grants immunity from civil liability to a potential employer who responds, with a reasonable action in good faith, to a report of violent or threatening behavior by an employee or potential employee.

Finally, the bill grants qualified immunity from civil liability to a federal, state, or local law enforcement officer or to an officer, employee, or agent of the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Transportation, or the Department of Justice who responds with a reasonable action in good faith to a report of violent or threatening behavior.