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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

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  • 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

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  • CS/HB 1265, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/28/2020 at 3:51 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   State Affairs Committee (Post-Meeting) 3/2/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 664 (er) Verification of Employment Eligibility Lee Similar Last Action: 7/1/2020 Chapter No. 2020-149
    S 1822 Verification of Employment Eligibility Gruters Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Judiciary

    Floor Amendments (7)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    216653 - Amendment
    Between lines 253 and 254, insert:
    Polo 3/4/2020
    1:50 PM
    PDF
    hierarchy 562643 - Amendment to Amendment (216653)
    Remove line 5 of the amendment and insert:
    Polo 3/4/2020
    4:45 PM
    PDF
    hierarchy 024725 - Substitute Amendment (216653)
    Between lines 253 and 254, insert:
    Polo 3/4/2020
    4:45 PM
    PDF
    hierarchy 675075 - Substitute Amendment (216653)
    Between lines 253 and 254, insert:
    Polo 3/4/2020
    5:25 PM
    PDF
    830539 - Amendment
    Between lines 253 and 254, insert:
    Eskamani 3/4/2020
    2:01 PM
    PDF
    455049 - Amendment
    Remove line 254 and insert:
    Polo 3/4/2020
    1:51 PM
    PDF
    hierarchy 106951 - Amendment to Amendment (455049)
    Remove line 5 of the amendment and insert:
    Polo 3/4/2020
    4:45 PM
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    288.061 Economic development incentive application process. Page 2 (pdf)
    448.095 Page 3 (pdf)

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  • HB 1265, Original Filed Version Posted 1/10/2020 at 9:53 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Commerce Committee (Post-Meeting) 7/2/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1822 Verification of Employment Eligibility Gruters Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Judiciary
    S 664 (c2) Verification of Employment Eligibility Lee Compare Last Action: 7/1/2020 Chapter No. 2020-149

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    448.09 Unauthorized aliens; employment prohibited. Page 2 (pdf)

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