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SB 518: Verification of Employment Eligibility


Verification of Employment Eligibility; Requires every employer to use the Employment Authorization Program to verify the employment eligibility of each employee on or after a specified date. Prohibits an employer from employing an unauthorized alien. Requires every public employer to register with and participate in the E-Verify system for specified purposes. Provides guidelines for interpretation of the provisions of the act, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Regulated Industries (RI)
  4. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/20/2011 Senate • Filed
2/9/2011 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Commerce and Tourism; Regulated Industries; Budget -SJ 46
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 45
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary