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SB 518: Verification of Employment Eligibility


Verification of Employment Eligibility; Requires every employer to use the Employment Authorization Program to verify the employment eligibility of each employee on or after a specified date. Prohibits an employer from employing an unauthorized alien. Requires every public employer to register with and participate in the E-Verify system for specified purposes. Provides guidelines for interpretation of the provisions of the act, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Regulated Industries (RI)
  4. Budget (BC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/20/2011 Senate • Filed
    2/9/2011 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Commerce and Tourism; Regulated Industries; Budget -SJ 46
    3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 45
    5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Judiciary

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  • SB 518, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/20/2011 at 3:43 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (4)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 691 Verification of Employment Eligibility Harrell Identical Last Action: 5/7/2011 H Died in Government Operations Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (GVOPS)
    H 7089 (c1) Enforcement of Immigration Laws Judiciary Committee Compare Last Action: 5/7/2011 H Died pending review of CS
    Location: Pending Reference Review
    S 1896 Enforcement of Laws Evers Compare Last Action: 5/7/2011 S Died in Judiciary
    Location: In committee/council (JU)
    S 2040 (e1) Enforcement of Immigration Laws Judiciary Compare Last Action: 5/7/2011 H Died in Messages
    Location: In messages from Senate

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    287.135 Page 11 (pdf)

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