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CS/SB 664: Verification of Employment Eligibility

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Lee ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gruters ; Harrell

Verification of Employment Eligibility; Requiring public employers and certain contractors and subcontractors to register with and use an employment verification system by a specified date; requiring employers who meet specified criteria to register with and use an employment verification system to verify the employment eligibility of new employees; authorizing the imposition of fines for violations of the act; creating a rebuttable presumption for certain employers that the employer did not knowingly employ an unauthorized alien, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 2/13/2020 Senate - CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 308
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/24/2019 Senate • Filed
11/6/2019 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Commerce and Tourism; Rules -SJ 51
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 50
2/6/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/11/20, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
2/11/2020 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 4 NAYS 2 -SJ 307
2/13/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Commerce and Tourism
• On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 02/18/20, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Building
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 308