Kansas Background Check Laws

What are Kansas background check and ban-the-box laws?

We update this overview of Kansas 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.

FCRA State Laws Ban-the-box

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.

State laws

KSA Chapter 50 Article 7 – Fair Credit Reporting - Obsolete Information

Our take: Unless a candidate will earn or is expected to earn $20,000 or more per year, a CRA is not allowed to produce reports with criminal information that is more than 7 years old.

BAN-THE-BOX AND FAIR HIRING LAWS

STATE LAWS — PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COMPANIES

No statewide ban-the-box or fair hiring laws exist for Kansas. See which counties and cities have local ban-the-box and fair hiring laws.

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