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Ban the Box bill passes State Senate

On Monday, on a 23-15 vote, Senator Rosalyn Dance’s Ban the Box bill, SB335, passed through the Virginia Senate and now makes its way to the Virginia House for deliberation.

Ban the Box bill reported out of State Senate committee

The Senate Committee on General Laws and Technology voted 9-6 to report a bill from Sen. Rosalyn Dance to “ban the box” in most state employment decisions.

Senate passes Ban the Box bill

This afternoon, the Virginia Senate approved Senator Rosalyn Dance’s (D-Petersburg) SB 1017, the Ban the Box bill, which would prevent state agencies from incorporating a check box on application forms regarding past criminal convictions.