The latest changes to the Indiana “Second Chance” law went into effect on July 1, 2013, and were brought about by Indiana House Enrolled Act No. 1482 (the “Act” ), and signed into law by Governor Mike Pence in May 2013. The new law applies to both Indiana-based employers as well as employers who hire workers in the State of Indiana. In addition to outlining the conditions and process by which ex-offenders can request the expungement or sealing of records, the law also has a direct impact on which criminal records employers can and cannot consider in the background screening process. Here are some highlights:

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