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CS/HB 7089: Enforcement of Immigration Laws

GENERAL BILL by Economic Affairs Committee ; Judiciary Committee ; Snyder ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Adkins ; Drake ; Harrison ; Hooper ; McBurney ; Renuart ; Roberson ; Schenck ; Van Zant ; Weinstein

Enforcement of Immigration Laws; Prohibits state or political subdivisions from limiting or restricting enforcement of federal immigration laws; provides that state or its political subdivisions may not be prohibited from maintaining or exchanging information regarding immigration status; authorizes law enforcement officer to determine immigration status; requires implementation consistent with federal law; prohibits using race, color, or national origin in enforcement; requires every employer to use federal E-Verify system; prohibits knowingly employing unauthorized alien, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died pending review of CS
Location: Pending Reference Review
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/16/2011 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 249
4/8/2011 House • Referred to Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 610
4/12/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 04/14/11, 9:00 am, Reed Hall
4/14/2011 House • CS by- Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 11 NAYS 7 -HJ 674
4/18/2011 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
4/19/2011 House • CS by Economic Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 674
5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died pending review of CS