Cory Booker (D) introduce new bill in Senate “Fair Chance Act”

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Sen. Cory Booker (D)
Sen. Cory Booker (D)

A bill to prohibit Federal agencies and Federal contractors from requesting that an applicant for employment disclose criminal history record information before the applicant has received a conditional offer, and for other purposes.

Democratic Senator Cory Booker from the state of NJ, along with seven cosponsors, introduced bill S.387 on Feb 07, 2019. The bill is mainly related to these subjects Congressional oversight, Department of Defense, Administrative remedies, General Services Administration, Employment discrimination and employee rights, Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management, Public contracts and procurement, Administrative law and regulatory procedures, Military procurement, research, weapons development, Criminal justice information and records, Correctional facilities and imprisonment, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Employee hiring, Government studies and investigations, Employee performance and Government Operations and Politics.

There are currently no amendments. The bill’s cosponsors comes from both parties with 3 Republicans and 4 Democrats supporting it. So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.

Related Bills

  • To prohibit Federal agencies and Federal contractors from requesting that an applicant for employment disclose criminal history record information before the applicant has received a conditional offer, and for other purposes., by Elijah E. Cummings
  • A bill to reform sentencing, prisons, re-entry of prisoners, and law enforcement practices, and for other purposes., by Cory Booker

Cory Booker Basics

Cory Booker was born on a 1969 in Washington, D.C..

Cory Booker has held a number of positions, including Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, councillor and United States senator.

Roles in Congress

  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for NJ from Jan 2019 to Jan 2021 in the Senate 116th congress. He voted along party lines 78.69 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on the Judiciary, the Committee on Foreign Relations, the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship and the Committee on Environment and Public Works. During this period Cory Booker missed 19.74% of the votes, sponsored 14 bills, cosponsored 171 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for NJ from Jan 2017 to Jan 2019 in the Senate 115th congress. He voted along party lines 84.94 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, the Committee on Environment and Public Works, the Committee on Foreign Relations, the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship and the Committee on the Judiciary. During this period Cory Booker missed 4.67% of the votes, sponsored 75 bills, cosponsored 516 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for NJ from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017 in the Senate 114th congress. He voted along party lines 94.74 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, the Committee on Environment and Public Works, the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. During this period Cory Booker missed 1.59% of the votes, sponsored 47 bills, cosponsored 224 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 2nd Class for NJ from Oct 2013 to Jan 2015 in the Senate 113th congress. He voted along party lines 98.81 percent of the time. During this period Cory Booker missed 2.78% of the votes, sponsored 14 bills, cosponsored 144 bills.
Picture of Sen. Cory Booker (D)
Sen. Cory Booker (D)

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