Maryland State Laws
Additional State Laws
Maryland law SB0004 prohibits state employers from asking about arrests or criminal convictions on job application. They may inquire about criminal records after an interview is conducted or a conditional offer is extended.
Statue §14-1203 prohibits employers from reviewing data that is considered obsolete when considering hiring applicants. This includes:
Employers cannot use credit reports when making hiring decisions unless:
Before running a credit report, the employer must extend a conditional offer and receive the person’s authorization. The report may not be used to deny employment to an applicant or terminate an existing employee.