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H. B. No. 230 As IntroducedAs Introduced
|129th General Assembly|
Representatives Antonio, Letson, Hagan, R.
To enact section 4113.13 of the Revised Code to
prohibit employers from including on an employment
application any question concerning whether an
applicant has pleaded guilty to or been convicted
of a felony.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF OHIO:
Section 1. That section 4113.13 of the Revised Code be
enacted to read as follows:
Sec. 4113.13. No employer shall include any question on any
form for application for employment with the employer concerning
whether the applicant has been convicted of or plead guilty to a
felony in this state or any other jurisdiction.
Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit an
employer from completing a criminal records check as part of any
application process if otherwise permitted by law.
As used in this section, "employer" has the same meaning as
in section 4113.51 of the Revised Code.