Synopsis As Introduced Creates the Employment Background Check Act. Provides that employers may not conduct criminal history inquiries with respect to an applicant for employment until after the employer has received an application from and interviews an applicant. Provides an exemption to permit background checks when an applicant's criminal history directly relates to the position of employment sought or the occupation for which a license is required. Permits questions concerning convictions during interviews. Authorizes remedies. Effective January 1, 2015.