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CS/HB 1265 (2020) -  Verification of Employment Eligibility

by Commerce Committee and Byrd and Fitzenhagen (CO-SPONSORS) Andrade; Beltran; Donalds; Eagle; Fine; Hill; Ingoglia; Leek; Rommel; Roth; Sabatini; Santiago; Sirois; Williamson
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: July 1, 2020
Last Event: Companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 664 (Ch. 2020-149) on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:46 PM; HB Laid on Table

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Chamber Committee
Chamber: House Committee: Final Bill Analysis 7/2/2020 11:20:55 AM
Chamber: House Committee: Final Bill Analysis 3/18/2020 12:53:04 PM
Chamber: House Committee: State Affairs Committee 3/2/2020 12:20:18 PM
Chamber: House Committee: State Affairs Committee 3/1/2020 6:12:56 PM
Chamber: House Committee: Commerce Committee 2/28/2020 3:45:47 PM
Chamber: House Committee: Commerce Committee 2/26/2020 10:58:13 AM

Vote History

(No Votes Recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 664 (Ch. 2020-149) Time: 03/10/2020 - 8:46 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 03/06/2020 - 6:46 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading Time: 03/06/2020 - 3:34 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 675075 filed Time: 03/04/2020 - 5:36 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 562643 filed Time: 03/04/2020 - 5:27 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 024725 filed Time: 03/04/2020 - 5:25 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 106951 filed Time: 03/04/2020 - 5:24 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 830539 filed Time: 03/04/2020 - 2:05 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 455049 filed Time: 03/04/2020 - 2:00 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 216653 filed Time: 03/04/2020 - 1:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/6/2020) Time: 03/03/2020 - 7:18 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 03/02/2020 - 6:40 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/02/2020 - 6:40 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Bill released to House Calendar Time: 03/02/2020 - 12:20 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Reported out of State Affairs Committee Time: 03/02/2020 - 12:20 PM Member: Committee: State Affairs Committee Version: c1
Event: H Favorable by State Affairs Committee Time: 03/02/2020 - 12:00 PM Member: Committee: State Affairs Committee Version: c1
Event: H Added to State Affairs Committee agenda Time: 03/01/2020 - 4:04 PM Member: Committee: State Affairs Committee Version: c1
Event: H Now in State Affairs Committee Time: 03/01/2020 - 1:55 PM Member: Committee: State Affairs Committee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to State Affairs Committee Time: 03/01/2020 - 1:55 PM Member: Committee: State Affairs Committee Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 02/28/2020 - 3:51 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 02/28/2020 - 3:51 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Commerce Committee Time: 02/28/2020 - 3:46 PM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Commerce Committee Time: 02/27/2020 - 6:09 PM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: __
Event: H PCS added to Commerce Committee agenda Time: 02/25/2020 - 4:18 PM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: __
Event: H Now in Commerce Committee Time: 01/17/2020 - 9:18 AM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to State Affairs Committee Time: 01/17/2020 - 9:18 AM Member: Committee: State Affairs Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Appropriations Committee Time: 01/17/2020 - 9:18 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Commerce Committee Time: 01/17/2020 - 9:18 AM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/14/2020 - 11:19 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 01/10/2020 - 9:53 AM Member: Byrd Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
288.061 CS/CS/CS/SB 664
448.095 CS/CS/CS/SB 664