FL H0089 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Introduced on December 11 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-03 - Referred to Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee; Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee
Pending: House Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

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.

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Title

Verification of Employment Eligibility

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-03HouseReferred to Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee; Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee
2018-12-11HouseFiled

Same As/Similar To

S164 (Similar To) 2019-01-10 - Referred to Judiciary; Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
287137Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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Bill Comments

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