Florida Senate - 2023                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1718
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: RS            .                                
                  03/15/2023           .                                

       The Committee on Rules (Ingoglia) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 361 - 383
    4  and insert:
    5  following persons or entities may request, and a public or
    6  private employer must provide, copies of any documentation
    7  relied upon by the private employer for the verification of a
    8  person’s employment eligibility, including, but not limited to,
    9  any documentation required under paragraph (b) or paragraph (c):
   10         a.1. The Department of Law Enforcement.
   11         b.2. The Attorney General.
   12         c.3. The state attorney.
   13         d.4. The statewide prosecutor.
   14         e. The Department of Economic Opportunity.
   15         2. A person or entity that makes a request under this
   16  paragraph must rely upon the Federal Government to verify a
   17  person’s employment eligibility and may not independently make a
   18  final determination as to whether a person is an unauthorized
   19  alien. If the person or entity determines or finds that a public
   20  or private employer has violated this section, the person or
   21  entity must notify the Department of Economic Opportunity.
   22         (f) If a public or private employer does not comply with
   23  paragraph (b) or paragraph (c), the Department of Economic
   24  Opportunity must: shall
   25         1. Require the public or private employer to provide an
   26  affidavit to the department stating that the public or private
   27  employer will comply with paragraphs paragraph (b) and (c), the
   28  public or private employer has
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   31  And the title is amended as follows:
   32         Delete lines 61 - 68
   33  and insert:
   34         unauthorized alien; authorizing specified entities and
   35         the Department of Economic Opportunity to request, and
   36         requiring a public or private employer to provide,
   37         copies of specified documentation; requiring a person
   38         or an entity that determines or finds that a public or
   39         private employer has violated certain provisions to
   40         notify the department; revising the required actions
   41         that the department must take if a public or private
   42         employer does not comply with