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HB 1265: Verification of Employment Eligibility

GENERAL BILL by Byrd ; Fitzenhagen ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Donalds ; Hill ; Sabatini ; Santiago ; Sirois

Verification of Employment Eligibility; Requires public employers, contractors, & subcontractors to use E-Verify system for specified purposes; prohibits such entities from entering into contract unless each party to contract uses E-Verify system; authorizes termination of contract; requires private employers to verify employment eligibility of newly hired employees; provides acceptable methods for verification; provides specified immunity; creates rebuttable presumption for private employers.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 2/25/2020 House - PCS on Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 02/27/20, 8:00 am, Webster Hall
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/10/2020 House • Filed
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 112
1/17/2020 House • Referred to Commerce Committee; Appropriations Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 399
2/25/2020 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 02/27/20, 8:00 am, Webster Hall