Effective January 1, 2018

A Ban The Box Law For State Employers

Nevada passed AB384, which decrees:
  • The criminal history of an applicant or qualified individual for a position in the unclassified service of the State may only be considered after:
    • The final in-person interview.
    • A conditional offer is made.
    • The applicant has been certified (when applicable).
  • The criminal history of an applicant or qualified individual for a position in the classified service of the State may only be considered after:
    • The final in-person interview.
    • The applicant has been certified.
    • A conditional offer is made.
  • If an applicant has a criminal record, then the following must be considered:
    • Whether or not the offenses are relevant to the position and job duties.
    • The nature and severity of each offense.
    • The age the person was at the time of an offense.
    • How much time has passed since the offense occurred.
    • Any documented rehabilitation.
  • If an applicant is refused based on their criminal record, they must be notified in writing and informed about the specific state evidence that led to the refusal to hire or rescission of a conditional offer.
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