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          SENATE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS
                             Senator Ricardo Lara, Chair
                            2015 - 2016  Regular  Session

          AB 676 (Calderon) - Employment: discrimination: status as  
          unemployed.
          
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          |Version: February 25, 2015      |Policy Vote: L. & I.R. 4 - 1,   |
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          |Urgency: No                     |Mandate: No                     |
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          |Hearing Date: August 27, 2015   |Consultant: Robert Ingenito     |
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          *********** ANALYSIS ADDENDUM - SUSPENSE FILE ***********
             The following information is revised to reflect amendments 
                     adopted by the committee on August 27, 2015


          Bill  
          Summary: AB 676 would prohibit an employer from discriminating  
          against prospective job applicants on the basis of employment  
          status.


          Fiscal  
          Impact: The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) would  
          potentially incur increased administrative costs in the range of  
          $1 million annually (special funds) to process, review, and  
          investigate complaints.


          Author  
          Amendments: Recast the bill's provisions within the Labor Code  
          related to Ban the Box bills, and narrow them to those over  







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          which the Department of Industrial Relations has jurisdiction.


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