H.R.1441: Electronic Life Safety and Security Systems Federal Background Check Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Mo.
Total Cosponsors 11 (4 Democrats, 7 Republicans)
Introduced April 9, 2013
Latest Major Action April 30, 2013
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Bill Summary

Electronic Life Safety and Security Systems Federal Background Check Act of 2013 - Directs the Attorney General to establish a method to permit employers in the electronic life safety and security systems industry to request a fitness determination based on state and federal fingerprint-based criminal history background checks.

Requires the Attorney General to:

  • inform such employers about how to request background checks;
  • complete a check of the national criminal history records system;
  • establish procedures for the secure receipt of criminal history records;
  • make determinations regarding whether the criminal history records received in response to a background check indicate a criminal history that may bear on the employee's or prospective employee's fitness for employment in such industry based on whether that individual has, during the preceding 10 years, been convicted of or imprisoned for a felony or an offense involving di...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 30, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
April 9, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.