Bill Summary

HB 7089 Relating to Enforcement of Immigration Laws (2011 Session)
Prohibits state or political subdivisions from limiting or restricting enforcement of federal immigration laws; provides that state or its political subdivisions may not be prohibited from maintaining or exchanging information regarding immigration status; authorizes law enforcement officer to determine immigration status; requires implementation consistent with federal law; prohibits using race, color, or national origin in enforcement; requires every employer to use federal E-Verify system; prohibits knowingly employing unauthorized alien; authorizes complaints to licensing agency that employer has employed unauthorized alien; provides for enforcement & penalties; provides that certain employers are not liable for hiring, refusing to hire, or terminating employee under certain conditions; prohibits public employers from contracting for services with contractors not using E-Verify system; provides additional instance for warrantless arrests; provides additional criteria for consideration when determining whether to release defendant on bail or other conditions; provides for enhanced maximum criminal penalties when offense committed by unlawfully present alien; provides findings of public necessity. Effective Date: October 1. 2011
03/16/11
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Filed (Formerly PCB JDC1)
03/31/11
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Bill to Be Discussed During the Office of EDR's Criminal Justice Impact Conference; 04/04/11, 9:00 a.m., 117 K (No Votes Will Be Taken)
04/08/11
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Referred to Appropriations Committee
04/08/11
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Now in Appropriations Committee
04/11/11
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Reference to Appropriations Committee removed; Reference to Economic Affairs Committee added; Remaining reference Economic Affairs Committee
04/11/11
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Now in Economic Affairs Committee
04/12/11
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On Committee agenda - Economic Affairs Committee, 04/14/11, 9:00 am, 102 H
04/14/11
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Favorable with CS by Economic Affairs Committee; 11 Yeas, 7 Nays
04/18/11
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Committee Substitute Text (C1) Filed
05/07/11
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Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
05/07/11
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Died pending review of CS
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H 7089
Filed on 03/16/11
PDF
Amendment 10000
Filed on 04/14/11
Adopted
Amendment 20000
Filed on 04/14/11
Adopted
Amendment 30000
Filed on 04/14/11
Adopted
Amendment 40000
Filed on 04/14/11
Adopted
Amendment 50000
Filed on 04/14/11
Adopted
H 7089C1
Filed on 04/18/11
PDF
No amendments to this bill text filed.
JDC1
Judiciary Committee Filed on 03/09/11
JDC1A
Judiciary Committee Filed on 03/15/11
H 7089
Economic Affairs Committee Filed on 04/13/11
H 7089A
Economic Affairs Committee Filed on 04/18/11
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