Statutes: (Additional statutes, regulations & opinions may apply to your specific situation.)
- Ban the Box Overview for Private Employers, from the Minnesota Department of Human Rights.
- Criminal Background Check Statutes: An Overview, from the Research Department, Minnesota House of Representatives.
- Criminal Background Checks Overview, from the Minnesota Department of Human Rights.
- Employment Background Checks: A Jobseeker's Guide
- How can I obtain a copy of my criminal record?, (FBI) from the National Criminal Justice Reference Service.
- Minnesota Public Criminal History, from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety
- Minnesota Criminal History Record Search FAQ, from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety
- Navigating the Maze of Criminal Records Retrieval, from LLRX.
- Running Background Checks on Job Applicants, from Nolo
- Volunteer Background Checks: Giving Back Without Giving Up on Privacy
- Background Check Requirements for Firearm Transfer, from the Senate Counsel, Research, and Fiscal Analysis Department, State of Minnesota
Related Topics: Collateral Consequences of Felony Conviction; Expungement; Pardons.
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