District of Columbia
Important background check guidelines and information regarding national criminal background checks, criminal record checks, criminal history checks, court and MVR fees in the state of District of Columbia.
State Laws in District of Columbia
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Currently, employers with 11 or more employees cannot check an applicant’s criminal records until after a conditional job offer is made.
Currently, employers are prohibited from requiring an applicant, intern, or employee to submit credit information as part of the hiring process or during the individual’s employment. Employers are also prohibited from using, referring to, or inquiring into and applicant, intern, or employee’s credit information.
Currently, District of Columbia allows the use and possession of marijuana by individuals for medical purposes by qualifying patients who have a recommendation from a doctor to use medical marijuana. The law specifically does not allow for home cultivation. Persons aged 21 and older may possess. Transfer, cultivate, and use marijuana for recreational use on private property. Employers may only test a prospective employee for marijuana use after a conditional offer of employment has been offered.
Currently, District of Columbia has no statewide Salary History Bans
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Click below for District of Columbia Access Fees:
- District of Columbia County Criminal Access Fees
- District of Columbia Statewide Criminal Search Access Fee
- District of Columbia MVR Access Fee
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