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CS/HB 1265: Verification of Employment Eligibility

GENERAL BILL by Commerce Committee ; Byrd ; Fitzenhagen ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Andrade ; Beltran ; Donalds ; Eagle ; Fine ; Hill ; Ingoglia ; Leek ; Rommel ; Roth ; Sabatini ; Santiago ; Sirois ; Williamson

Verification of Employment Eligibility; Prohibits approval of certain applications after specified date; requires awardee to repay certain moneys within specified timeframe; requires public employers, contractors, & subcontractors to use E-Verify system for specified purposes; prohibits such entities from entering into contract unless each party to contract uses E-Verify system; authorizes termination of contract; provides liability; requires private employers to verify employment eligibility of newly hired employees; provides acceptable methods for verification; provides specified immunity & creates rebuttable presumption; requires private employers to provide copies of certain documents, upon request, to specified persons & entities for certain purposes; prohibits such persons & entities from making independent determination; requires affidavit; provides for suspension or revocation of certain licenses.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/10/2020 House - Laid on Table - Companion bill(s) CS/CS/CS/SB 664 passed -HJ 1070
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/10/2020 House • Filed
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 112
1/17/2020 House • Referred to Commerce Committee; Appropriations Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 399
2/25/2020 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 02/27/20, 8:00 am, Webster Hall
2/27/2020 House • CS by Commerce Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 8 -HJ 694
2/28/2020 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
3/1/2020 House • Original reference(s) removed: Appropriations Committee
• CS referred to State Affairs Committee -HJ 693
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 693
• On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 03/02/20, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
3/2/2020 House • Favorable by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 7 -HJ 695
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 695
• CS by Commerce Committee read 1st time -HJ 689
3/3/2020 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/20
3/6/2020 House • Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -HJ 891
3/10/2020 House • Laid on Table - Companion bill(s) CS/CS/CS/SB 664 passed -HJ 1070