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A01527 Summary:

BILL NOA01527
 
SAME ASSAME AS S00338
 
SPONSORPerry
 
COSPNSRWeprin, Epstein, Richardson, Dickens, Simon, Forrest
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd Art 23-A Art Head, §§751, 752 & 753, add §752-a, Cor L; add §5-338, Gen Ob L; add §79-q, Civ Rts L
 
Requires public agencies and private employers to adopt a policy that requires the public agency or private employer to provide a person who has been convicted of a crime an opportunity to submit an explanation of the facts surrounding the offense and conviction and any other information the person deems relevant to the issue prior to making a determination regarding the convicted person's employment or a determination to refuse to issue a license to such person; requires contracts not be terminated, canceled or not renewed due to a conviction without an opportunity to submit an explanation.
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