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An Act To Protect Job Applicants from Identity Theft

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 26 MRSA §598-A  is enacted to read:

§ 598-A Prospective employee's social security number

Beginning January 1, 2020, an employer may not request a social security number from a prospective employee on an employment application or during the application process for employment except for the purposes of substance abuse testing under subchapter 3-A or a preemployment background check. This section does not apply to an employer's request for a social security number after the employee has been hired.

Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 129th Legislature, First Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.

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