FIRST REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 144
95TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES HUGHES (Sponsor) AND CURLS (Co-sponsor).
0502L.01I D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 290, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to use of credit scores by employers.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 290, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 290.148, to read as follows:
290.148. It shall be an improper employment practice for an employer to refuse to hire, or to discharge, any individual, or to otherwise disadvantage any individual, with respect to compensation, terms, or conditions of employment based on the individual's credit score or credit history, unless such individual's credit score or credit history is directly, materially, and substantially related to the duties and performance of the employee or the overall operation of the employer's business.