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S. 842 - Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act of 2017

Government operations and politics. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to prohibit Federal agencies and Federal contractors from requesting that an applicant for employment disclose criminal history record information before the applicant has received a conditional offer, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act of 2017

S. 842 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to prohibit Federal agencies and Federal contractors from requesting that an applicant for employment disclose criminal history record information before the applicant has received a conditional offer, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to prohibit Federal agencies and Federal contractors from requesting that an applicant for employment disclose criminal history record information before the applicant has received a conditional offer, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Fair Chance Act
  • Fair Chance Act
  • Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act of 2017
  • Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act of 2017
  • Fair Chance Act
  • Fair Chance Act
  • Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act of 2017
  • Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act of 2017
  • Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act of 2017
Sponsor
Cory A. Booker
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Government operations and politics
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Administrative remedies
  • Congressional oversight
  • Correctional facilities and imprisonment
  • Criminal justice information and records
  • Department of Defense
  • Employee hiring
  • Employee performance
  • Employment discrimination and employee rights
  • General Services Administration
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Military procurement, research, weapons development
  • Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
  • Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
  • Public contracts and procurement
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Major Actions
Introduced4/05/2017
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/05/2017
4/05/2017Introduced in Senate
4/05/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Put on a legislative calendar5/17/2017Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
9/25/2017Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Johnson with amendments. With written report No. 115-162.
Put on a legislative calendar9/25/2017Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 228.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$66,650
$14,205,818
$14,272,468
$0
3 Organizations Support and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act of 2017

3 organizations support this bill

FreedomWorks
Brandon, Adam (2018, January 4). Support the Fair Chance Act, H.R. 1905 and S. 842. Retrieved January 5, 2018, from FreedomWorks.
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Henderson, Wade & Zirkin, Nancy (2017, April 5). Support “The Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act of 2017”. Retrieved April 6, 2017, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Employment Law Project
NELP (2017, April 6). Congress Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure Formerly Incarcerated and People With Records Have Fair Chance to Work. Retrieved April 6, 2017, from NELP.

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$18,050$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$250$0
John BarrassoRWY$18,900$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$400$0
Roy BluntRMO$130,836$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$6,350$0
John BoozmanRAR$20,232$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$250$0
Richard BurrRNC$134,199$0
Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$113,725$0
Ben CardinDMD$750$0
Tom CarperDDE$250$0
Bob CaseyDPA$10,250$0
Bill CassidyRLA$303,273$0
William Thad CochranRMS$7,250$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$21,650$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$750$0
Bob CorkerRTN$28,370$0
John CornynRTX$78,605$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$2,716$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,229,842$0
Mike CrapoRID$36,594$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,875,947$0
Steve DainesRMT$224,025$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$2,500$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$174,861$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$0
Deb FischerRNE$185,221$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,342,999$0
Al FrankenDMN$250$0
Cory GardnerRCO$392,155$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$4,715$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$48,088$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$150,779$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$16,200$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$650$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$22,000$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$129,337$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$5,400$0
John HoevenRND$15,400$0
Jim InhofeROK$48,174$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$35,445$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$796,764$0
Tim KaineDVA$6,000$0
John KennedyRLA$16,500$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
James LankfordROK$142,490$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$500$0
Mike LeeRUT$727,234$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$700$0
John McCainRAZ$171,070$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,250$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$228,606$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$7,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$38,750$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,100$0
Rand PaulRKY$447,992$0
David PerdueRGA$199,928$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$205,086$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Jim RischRID$45,587$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$92,967$0
Mike RoundsRSD$63,381$0
Marco RubioRFL$850,205$0
Bernie SandersIVT$950$0
Ben SasseRNE$691,801$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,500$0
Tim ScottRSC$263,161$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$2,500$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$596,373$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,250$0
John ThuneRSD$166,033$0
Thom TillisRNC$218,634$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,278,152$0
Tom UdallDNM$2,000$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$1,100$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,950$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$12,700$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$5,400$0
Todd YoungRIN$139,816$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$18,050$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$250$0
John BarrassoRWY$18,900$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$400$0
Roy BluntRMO$130,836$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$6,350$0
John BoozmanRAR$20,232$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$250$0
Richard BurrRNC$134,199$0
Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$113,725$0
Ben CardinDMD$750$0
Tom CarperDDE$250$0
Bob CaseyDPA$10,250$0
Bill CassidyRLA$303,273$0
William Thad CochranRMS$7,250$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$21,650$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$750$0
Bob CorkerRTN$28,370$0
John CornynRTX$78,605$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$2,716$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,229,842$0
Mike CrapoRID$36,594$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,875,947$0
Steve DainesRMT$224,025$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$2,500$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$174,861$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$0
Deb FischerRNE$185,221$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,342,999$0
Al FrankenDMN$250$0
Cory GardnerRCO$392,155$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$4,715$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$48,088$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$150,779$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$16,200$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$650$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$22,000$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$129,337$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$5,400$0
John HoevenRND$15,400$0
Jim InhofeROK$48,174$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$35,445$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$796,764$0
Tim KaineDVA$6,000$0
John KennedyRLA$16,500$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
James LankfordROK$142,490$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$500$0
Mike LeeRUT$727,234$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$700$0
John McCainRAZ$171,070$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,250$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$228,606$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$7,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$38,750$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,100$0
Rand PaulRKY$447,992$0
David PerdueRGA$199,928$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$205,086$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Jim RischRID$45,587$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$92,967$0
Mike RoundsRSD$63,381$0
Marco RubioRFL$850,205$0
Bernie SandersIVT$950$0
Ben SasseRNE$691,801$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,500$0
Tim ScottRSC$263,161$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$2,500$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$596,373$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,250$0
John ThuneRSD$166,033$0
Thom TillisRNC$218,634$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,278,152$0
Tom UdallDNM$2,000$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$1,100$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,950$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$12,700$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$5,400$0
Todd YoungRIN$139,816$0

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,205,818
Human Rights$66,650

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
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