|HB 1298-S - DIGEST|
|(SUBSTITUTED FOR - SEE 2ND SUB)|
Establishes the Washington fair chance act.
Prohibits an employer from including any question on an application for employment, from inquiring either orally or in writing, from receiving information through a criminal history background check, or from otherwise obtaining information about an applicant's criminal record until after the employer initially determines that the applicant is otherwise qualified for the position.
Requires the state attorney general's office to enforce this act.
Provides that this act is null and void if appropriations are not approved.