HB 2017 Criminal History Screening Ban

Posted By: Alex Robertson 2022 Legislative Session ,
Bill Summary
  • Prohibits a housing provider from advertising or operating their rental as "crime free"
  • Prohibits a housing provider from requesting criminal history information from a current or prospective tenant
  • Prohibits a housing provider from denying a prospective tenant the tenancy for a criminal conviction
  • Prohibits taking adverse action or terminating a tenancy of a tenant for criminal history discovered after the inception of the tenancy.
  • The maximum penalty for a violation of this bill is $7,500 for each person

The following are exempt from this bill:

  • Federally assisted housing
  • Owner occupied single family homes
  • ADUs

Bill Schedule
  • Hearing in the House Housing, Human Services and Veterans Committee on January 25th at 8:00 am

Sponsors

DavisSimmonsGoodmanJohnson, J.PetersonRamelRyuSellsMacriFrameLekanoff


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