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H.B. 1002 Enrolled
9 LONG TITLE
10 General Description:
11 This bill modifies the Employment Selection Procedures Act to modify conditions under
12 which identifying information may be requested and when information may be disclosed.
13 Highlighted Provisions:
14 This bill:
15 . permits an employer, if certain conditions are met, to request information when the
16 employer conducts an internal review for employment related actions;
17 . permits an employer, if certain conditions are met, to request information for purposes
18 related to a government service, benefit, or program;
19 . clarifies when information may be disclosed by an employer as required by law or for
20 purposes related to a government service, benefit, or program; and
21 . makes technical changes.
22 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
24 Other Special Clauses:
25 This bill provides an immediate effective date.
26 This bill has retrospective operation to May 12, 2009.
27 Utah Code Sections Affected:
29 34-46-201, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 174
30 34-46-202, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 174
32 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
33 Section 1. Section 34-46-201 is amended to read:
34 34-46-201. Information collected.
35 (1) [
36 information [
37 (a) Social Security number;
38 (b) date of birth; or
39 (c) driver license number.
40 (2) An employer may request the information listed in Subsection (1) before an applicant is
41 offered a job only if:
43 position for which the applicant is applying[
44 (b) the information is requested during the time in the employer's employment selection
45 process when the employer [
48 of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. Sec. 1681 et seq.; [
50 with Section 53-3-104 or [
51 (iv) subject to Subsection (3), conducts a review of the internal records of the employer to
52 determine whether:
53 (A) the applicant was previously employed by the employer; or
54 (B) the applicant previously applied for employment with the employer; or
55 (v) collects the information to provide it to a government entity for the purpose of:
56 (A) determining eligibility for a government service, benefit, or program that requires that the
57 information is collected on or before the day on which an offer of employment is made; or
58 (B) participating in a government service, benefit, or program that requires that the
59 information is collected on or before the day on which an offer of employment is made; and
66 (3) If the information listed in Subsection (1) is requested under Subsection (2)(b)(iv), the
67 employer may only request that information listed in Subsection (1) that is necessary to conduct the
68 review of the employer's internal records.
69 (4) An employer violates this section if pursuant to Subsection (2) the employer requests the
70 information listed in Subsection (1), but fails to take the action described in Subsection (2)(b) for
71 which the information is requested.
72 Section 2. Section 34-46-202 is amended to read:
73 34-46-202. Use of information collected in initial selection process.
74 (1) (a) An employer may not:
75 (i) use information about an applicant obtained through an initial selection process for a
76 purpose other than to determine whether or not the employer will hire the applicant as an employee;
78 (ii) except as provided in Subsection (2), provide information about an applicant obtained
79 through an initial selection process to a person other than the employer.
80 (b) A use prohibited under this Subsection (1) includes:
81 (i) marketing;
82 (ii) profiling;
83 (iii) reselling of the information; or
84 (iv) a similar use.
85 (2) Notwithstanding the other provisions of this section[
86 information [
87 (a) as required by law;
88 (b) to a government entity for the purpose of:
89 (i) determining eligibility for a government service, benefit, or program; or
90 (ii) participating in a government service, benefit, or program;
93 the following, that is also applied to other employees in a similar position:
94 (i) a performance review; or
95 (ii) a promotion application.
96 Section 3. Effective date.
97 If approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, this bill takes effect upon
98 approval by the governor, or the day following the constitutional time limit of Utah Constitution Article
99 VII, Section 8, without the governor's signature, or in the case of a veto, the date of veto override.
100 Section 4. Retrospective operation.
101 This bill has retrospective operation to May 12, 2009.
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