States with FCRA Criminal Reporting Provisions That Limit Use Of Arrest Records More Than Seven Years Old
It should also be noted that a number of these state and many others have now adopted legislation that “Bans The Box”.
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Besides the laws cited below, some California Cities such as San Francisco have even more stringent requirements limiting the use of criminal records information for employment screening.
Other cities in other states have adopted their own laws regarding the use of consumer reports.
CA Civil Code (Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies Act) 1785.13.6 – Conviction
A consumer credit reporting agency shall not report records of arrest, indictment, information, misdemeanor complaint, or conviction of a crime that, from the date of disposition, release, or parole, antedate the report by seven years.