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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

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  • 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    5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • HB 89, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/11/2018 at 1:49 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 164 Verification of Employment Eligibility Bean Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Judiciary

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    287.137 Page 12 (pdf)

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