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HB 691: Verification of Employment Eligibility

GENERAL BILL by Harrell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Drake ; Metz ; Pilon ; Van Zant

Verification of Employment Eligibility; Requires every employer to use Employment Authorization Program to verify employment eligibility of each employee on or after specified date; provides that business that does not use federal E-Verify system to verify employment eligibility of employee shall lose its license to do business in state until business has registered with E-verify system; prohibits employer from employing unauthorized alien; requires every public employer to register with & participate in E-Verify system for specified purposes, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in Government Operations Subcommittee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/9/2011 House • Filed
2/22/2011 House • Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee; Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 60
3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 60
5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Government Operations Subcommittee