Bill Summary

HB 89 Verification of Employment Eligibility (2019 Session)
Verification of Employment Eligibility: Requires employers to register with & use E-Verify system to verify employment eligibility of new employees; suspends employer licenses until registration with E-Verify system; provides for license reinstatement; prohibits employer from knowingly employing unauthorized alien; authorizes complaint to be filed with DEO; provides specified immunity; requires DEO to maintain public database containing certain information & make such information available on its website; authorizes injunctive relief; provides private cause of action & remedies; requires public employers, contractors, & subcontractors to register with & use E-Verify system for specified purposes; prohibits such entities from entering into contract unless each party to contract registers with & uses E-Verify system; authorizes termination of contract; authorizes challenge to such termination. Effective Date: July 1, 2019
12/11/18
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Filed
01/03/19
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Referred to Workforce Development & Tourism Subcommittee; Transportation & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee
01/03/19
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Now in Workforce Development & Tourism Subcommittee
05/03/19
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Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
05/03/19
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Died in Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee
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Filed on 12/11/18
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