A bill aimed at stopping age discrimination on job applications is closer to becoming a reality. 

On Tuesday, lawmakers voted to move the bill forward with th legislation saying job applicants would no longer have to fill out their birth date or high school or college graduation date.   

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Lawmakers say this will help older Connecticut residents who are trying to work in a competitive market. 

The bill will now go to the House.