Texas Background Check Laws
What are Texas background check and ban-the-box laws?
We update this overview of Texas background check laws and ban-the-box rules often. But laws change quickly, and we cannot guarantee all information is current. Always consult your attorney for legal advice.
Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
In order to set a standard for hiring policies, the federal government created the Fair Credit Reporting Act, or FCRA, which monitors and protects both employers and job candidates.
BAN-THE-BOX AND FAIR HIRING LAWS
LOCAL LAWS — PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COMPANIES
No statewide ban-the-box or fair hiring laws exist for Texas. See which counties and cities have local ban-the-box and fair hiring laws.