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CS/CS/CS/SB 664: Verification of Employment Eligibility

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Commerce and Tourism ; Judiciary ; Lee ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gruters ; Harrell ; Simmons

Verification of Employment Eligibility; Prohibiting the approval of certain economic development incentive applications after a specified date; requiring public employers, contractors, and subcontractors to register with and use the E-Verify system; prohibiting such entities from entering into a contract unless each party to the contract registers with and uses the E-Verify system; requiring private employers to verify the employment eligibility of newly hired employees beginning on a specified date, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 7/1/2020 - Chapter No. 2020-150
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
2/18/2020 Senate • CS/CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 3 NAYS 2 -SJ 325
2/19/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Rules
• CS/CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 327
2/26/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/02/20, 12:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/2/2020 Senate • CS/CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 10 NAYS 7 -SJ 374
3/3/2020 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS/CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 375
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/05/20 -SJ 461
3/5/2020 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 461
3/6/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 514
• Amendment(s) adopted (468060) -SJ 514
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 517
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/9/2020 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 535
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 22 NAYS 18 -SJ 536
3/9/2020 House • In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 1001
• Received -HJ 1001
3/10/2020 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/10/20
• Read 2nd time -HJ 1048, 1050
• Amendment(s) failed (959283) -HJ 1048, 1050
• Amendment(s) adopted (577843) -HJ 1047
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/11/2020 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1103
• Amendment(s) failed (148213, 234301) -HJ 1103
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 73 NAYS 45 -HJ 1103
3/11/2020 Senate • In returning messages
3/12/2020 Senate • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (577843) -SJ 830
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 23 NAYS 17 -SJ 831
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 828
6/16/2020 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/30/2020 • Approved by Governor
7/1/2020 • Chapter No. 2020-150