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CS/SB 2040: Enforcement of Immigration Laws

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Judiciary

Enforcement of Immigration Laws; Requires one-stop career center staff to verify the employment eligibility of workers referred to employers using a federal program for electronic verification of employment eligibility. Requires notice to employers on the exception to use of electronic verification. Prohibits an agency from providing federal, state, or local public benefits to certain aliens. Requires an agency to verify the eligibility of applicants for public benefits using the federal Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements Program, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in Messages
Location: In messages from Senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/16/2011 Senate SPB 7066 submitted as a committee bill (SB 2040) by Judiciary
• Filed
3/22/2011 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Budget -SJ 273
3/23/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 273
3/30/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/04/11, 3:15 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
4/4/2011 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 5 NAYS 2 -SJ 408
4/6/2011 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Original reference(s) removed: Criminal Justice
• Remaining references corrected to Budget -SJ 415
• Now in Budget
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 413
4/8/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/13/11, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
4/11/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/14/11, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
4/14/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/15/11, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
4/29/2011 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 605
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/02/11 -SJ 614
5/2/2011 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/03/11
5/3/2011 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 738
• Amendment(s) adopted (730724) -SJ 738
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 742
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/4/2011 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 790
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 23 NAYS 16 -SJ 790
5/4/2011 House • In Messages
5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Messages