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File #: 200614    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 11/12/2020 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 12/10/2020
Title: Amending Section 9-1130 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Unlawful Credit Screening Practices in Employment," by revising conditions on the use of credit information for adverse employment actions, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Brooks, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Thomas, Councilmember Domb
Indexes: CREDIT SCREENING
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy20061400.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
1/20/20210 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
12/10/20200 CITY COUNCIL     Not available Not available
12/3/20200 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
12/3/20200 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/3/20200 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/24/20200 Committee on Law and Government     Not available Not available
11/24/20200 Committee on Law and Government     Not available Not available
11/24/20200 Committee on Law and Government     Not available Not available
11/12/20200 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available

Title

Amending Section 9-1130 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Unlawful Credit Screening Practices in Employment,” by revising conditions on the use of credit information for adverse employment actions, under certain terms and conditions.

 

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

SECTION 1. Chapter 9-1100 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as follows:

 

CHAPTER 9-1100.  FAIR PRACTICES ORDINANCE: PROTECTIONS AGAINST UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATION

 

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§ 9-1130.  Unlawful Credit Screening Practices in Employment.

 

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(3)   [If an employer relies, in whole or in part, on credit information to consider adverse employment action with respect to any person, and subsection (2)(d), (e), (f), (g) or (h) applies, the employer:

 

(a)   shall disclose the fact of such reliance to the person in writing and identify and provide the particular information upon which the employer relied; and

 

(b)   give the employee or applicant an opportunity to explain the circumstances surrounding the information at issue before taking any such adverse action.] An employer that intends to take an adverse employment action with respect to any person, based in whole or in part on credit information, shall, pursuant to 15 U.S. Code § 1681b(b)(3), provide such person, before taking any adverse action, with a written copy of the information relied, the right to obtain and dispute such information, and such other information as may be required by law.

 

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SECTION 2. Effective date. This Ordinance shall take effect upon XXX.

 

 

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Explanation:

 

[Brackets] indicate matter deleted.

Italics indicate new matter added.

 

 

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