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S. 1819 - Equal Employment for All Act of 2017

Finance and financial sector. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Equal Employment for All Act of 2017

S. 1819 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions.
Other Titles
  • Equal Employment for All Act of 2017
  • Equal Employment for All Act of 2017
  • Equal Employment for All Act of 2017
Sponsor
Elizabeth Warren
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Finance and financial sector
  • Consumer credit
  • Employment discrimination and employee rights
  • Personnel records
Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced9/14/2017
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced9/14/2017
    9/14/2017Introduced in Senate
    9/14/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    $10,463,497
    $10,650
    $632,146
    $1,423,851
    $66,650
    $13,641,171
    $26,237,965
    $0
    18 Organizations Support and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Equal Employment for All Act of 2017

    18 organizations support this bill

    Allied Progress
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 19). DEMOS LETTER URGES SENATORS TO BAN EMPLOYMENT CREDIT CHECKS FOLLOWING EQUIFAX BREACH. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from Demos.
    Americans for Financial Reform
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 19). DEMOS LETTER URGES SENATORS TO BAN EMPLOYMENT CREDIT CHECKS FOLLOWING EQUIFAX BREACH. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from Demos.
    Center for Digital Democracy
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 19). DEMOS LETTER URGES SENATORS TO BAN EMPLOYMENT CREDIT CHECKS FOLLOWING EQUIFAX BREACH. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from Demos.
    Center for Law and Social Policy
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 19). DEMOS LETTER URGES SENATORS TO BAN EMPLOYMENT CREDIT CHECKS FOLLOWING EQUIFAX BREACH. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from Demos.
    Center for Popular Democracy
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 19). DEMOS LETTER URGES SENATORS TO BAN EMPLOYMENT CREDIT CHECKS FOLLOWING EQUIFAX BREACH. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from Demos.
    Consumer Action
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 19). DEMOS LETTER URGES SENATORS TO BAN EMPLOYMENT CREDIT CHECKS FOLLOWING EQUIFAX BREACH. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from Demos.
    Demos
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 19). DEMOS LETTER URGES SENATORS TO BAN EMPLOYMENT CREDIT CHECKS FOLLOWING EQUIFAX BREACH. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from Demos.
    Greenlining Institute
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 19). DEMOS LETTER URGES SENATORS TO BAN EMPLOYMENT CREDIT CHECKS FOLLOWING EQUIFAX BREACH. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from Demos.
    Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 19). DEMOS LETTER URGES SENATORS TO BAN EMPLOYMENT CREDIT CHECKS FOLLOWING EQUIFAX BREACH. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from Demos.
    National Association of Consumer Advocates
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 19). DEMOS LETTER URGES SENATORS TO BAN EMPLOYMENT CREDIT CHECKS FOLLOWING EQUIFAX BREACH. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from Demos.
    National Employment Law Project
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 19). DEMOS LETTER URGES SENATORS TO BAN EMPLOYMENT CREDIT CHECKS FOLLOWING EQUIFAX BREACH. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from Demos.
    National Partnership for Women & Families
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 19). DEMOS LETTER URGES SENATORS TO BAN EMPLOYMENT CREDIT CHECKS FOLLOWING EQUIFAX BREACH. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from Demos.
    New Economy Project
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 19). DEMOS LETTER URGES SENATORS TO BAN EMPLOYMENT CREDIT CHECKS FOLLOWING EQUIFAX BREACH. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from Demos.
    PolicyLink
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 19). DEMOS LETTER URGES SENATORS TO BAN EMPLOYMENT CREDIT CHECKS FOLLOWING EQUIFAX BREACH. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from Demos.
    Public Citizen
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 19). DEMOS LETTER URGES SENATORS TO BAN EMPLOYMENT CREDIT CHECKS FOLLOWING EQUIFAX BREACH. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from Demos.
    U.S. PIRG
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 19). DEMOS LETTER URGES SENATORS TO BAN EMPLOYMENT CREDIT CHECKS FOLLOWING EQUIFAX BREACH. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from Demos.
    UnidosUS
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 19). DEMOS LETTER URGES SENATORS TO BAN EMPLOYMENT CREDIT CHECKS FOLLOWING EQUIFAX BREACH. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from Demos.
    Woodstock Institute
    Undersigned organizations (2017, September 19). DEMOS LETTER URGES SENATORS TO BAN EMPLOYMENT CREDIT CHECKS FOLLOWING EQUIFAX BREACH. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from Demos.

    0 organizations oppose this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Support
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Oppose
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$7,200$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,495,373$0
    John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$668,941$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$25,100$0
    Roy BluntRMO$93,380$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$146,526$0
    John BoozmanRAR$1,000$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$960,884$0
    Richard BurrRNC$8,000$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$106,548$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$51,550$0
    Ben CardinDMD$56,250$0
    Tom CarperDDE$16,500$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$89,113$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$3,649$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$12,600$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$22,550$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$75,379$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$5,500$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$2,983,640$0
    Tom CottonRAR$5,167$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Ted CruzRTX$-1,700$0
    Steve DainesRMT$0$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$66,519$0
    Tammy DuckworthDIL$2,548,776$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$64,325$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$10,850$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$228,743$0
    Deb FischerRNE$21,250$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
    Al FrankenDMN$231,700$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$732,570$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$3,000$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$7,000$0
    Kamala D. HarrisDCA$1,266,187$0
    Margaret Wood HassanDNH$2,441,106$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$18,550$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$158,670$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$237,731$0
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$521,520$0
    John HoevenRND$2,500$0
    Jim InhofeROK$4,500$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$2,500$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$5,050$0
    Tim KaineDVA$775,009$0
    John KennedyRLA$0$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$28,915$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$262,150$0
    James LankfordROK$16,900$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$80,090$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$32,125$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$219,417$0
    John McCainRAZ$39,363$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,364,023$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$20,200$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$66,700$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$95,018$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$17,650$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$15,025$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$273,968$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$654,289$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$83,793$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    David PerdueRGA$0$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$489,193$0
    Rob PortmanROH$13,340$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$8,600$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$4,439$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$13,250$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$322,765$0
    Ben SasseRNE$0$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$111,051$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$124,971$0
    Tim ScottRSC$6,000$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$945,404$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$413,781$0
    Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$1,000$0
    Jon TesterDMT$332,367$0
    John ThuneRSD$4,200$0
    Thom TillisRNC$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$40,721$0
    Tom UdallDNM$95,239$0
    Chris Van HollenDMD$234,561$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$68,514$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,432,180$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$28,357$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$1,000$0
    Ron WydenDOR$95,200$0
    Todd YoungRIN$0$0

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Support
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Oppose
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$7,200$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,495,373$0
    John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$668,941$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$25,100$0
    Roy BluntRMO$93,380$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$146,526$0
    John BoozmanRAR$1,000$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$960,884$0
    Richard BurrRNC$8,000$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$106,548$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$51,550$0
    Ben CardinDMD$56,250$0
    Tom CarperDDE$16,500$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$89,113$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$3,649$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$12,600$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$22,550$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$75,379$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$5,500$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$2,983,640$0
    Tom CottonRAR$5,167$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Ted CruzRTX$-1,700$0
    Steve DainesRMT$0$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$66,519$0
    Tammy DuckworthDIL$2,548,776$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$64,325$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$10,850$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$228,743$0
    Deb FischerRNE$21,250$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
    Al FrankenDMN$231,700$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$732,570$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$3,000$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$7,000$0
    Kamala D. HarrisDCA$1,266,187$0
    Margaret Wood HassanDNH$2,441,106$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$18,550$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$158,670$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$237,731$0
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$521,520$0
    John HoevenRND$2,500$0
    Jim InhofeROK$4,500$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$2,500$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$5,050$0
    Tim KaineDVA$775,009$0
    John KennedyRLA$0$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$28,915$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$262,150$0
    James LankfordROK$16,900$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$80,090$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$32,125$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$219,417$0
    John McCainRAZ$39,363$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,364,023$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$20,200$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$66,700$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$95,018$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$17,650$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$15,025$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$273,968$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$654,289$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$83,793$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    David PerdueRGA$0$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$489,193$0
    Rob PortmanROH$13,340$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$8,600$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$4,439$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$13,250$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$322,765$0
    Ben SasseRNE$0$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$111,051$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$124,971$0
    Tim ScottRSC$6,000$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$945,404$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$413,781$0
    Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$1,000$0
    Jon TesterDMT$332,367$0
    John ThuneRSD$4,200$0
    Thom TillisRNC$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$40,721$0
    Tom UdallDNM$95,239$0
    Chris Van HollenDMD$234,561$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$68,514$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,432,180$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$28,357$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$1,000$0
    Ron WydenDOR$95,200$0
    Todd YoungRIN$0$0

    Interest Groups that support this bill

    $ Donated
    Women's issues$13,641,171
    Democratic/Liberal$10,463,497
    Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,423,851
    Health & welfare policy$632,146
    Human Rights$66,650
    Consumer groups$10,650

    Interest Groups that oppose this bill

    $ Donated
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