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Legislative Memo

Frank Kerbein
Director, Center for Human Resources
T 518.465.7517 x210
www.bcnys.org

BILL:

A.7056 (Dinowitz) / S.3868-B (Klein)

Support

SUBJECT:

Prohibits Employer Use of Consumer Credit Reports in Employment Decisions

 

DATE:

May 17, 2013

 

This bill would prohibit employers from requesting a consumer credit report or using the results of a consumer credit report for employment decision purposes. The Business Council opposes enactment of this bill.

For these reasons, The Business Council opposes this legislation and respectfully urges that it not be enacted.