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The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

HB 89: Verification of Employment Eligibility

GENERAL BILL by Altman ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bush ; Drake ; Fitzenhagen ; Hage ; Hill ; Sabatini ; Sirois

Verification of Employment Eligibility; Requires employers to register with & use E-Verify system to verify employment eligibility of new employees; suspends employer licenses until registration with E-Verify system; provides for license reinstatement; prohibits employer from knowingly employing unauthorized alien; authorizes complaint to be filed with DEO; provides specified immunity; requires DEO to maintain public database containing certain information & make such information available on its website; authorizes injunctive relief; provides private cause of action & remedies; requires public employers, contractors, & subcontractors to register with & use E-Verify system for specified purposes; prohibits such entities from entering into contract unless each party to contract registers with & uses E-Verify system; authorizes termination of contract; authorizes challenge to such termination.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/11/2018 House • Filed
1/3/2019 House • Referred to Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee; Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 29
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 29
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee