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SB 164: Verification of Employment Eligibility

GENERAL BILL by Bean ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Mayfield ; Harrell ; Gruters

Verification of Employment Eligibility; Requiring employers to register with and use the E-Verify system beginning on a specified date to verify the employment eligibility of new employees; requiring the Department of Economic Opportunity to order certain agencies to suspend an employer’s license under certain circumstances; prohibiting the department from independently making a final determination regarding whether an employee is an unauthorized alien; requiring public employers, contractors, and subcontractors to register with and use the E-Verify system, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/18/2018 Senate • Filed
1/10/2019 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 44
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 44
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary