MS HB153 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 2 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-02-02 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 71-11-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Transfer The Responsibility Of Administering The Electronic Verification Of Work Authorization Program ("e-verify Program") From The Mississippi Department Of Employment Security To The Mississippi Department Of Agriculture And Commerce; To Impose Additional Penalties Upon Employers Found To Be In Violation; To Amend Section 69-1-13, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Powers And Duties Of The Commissioner Of Agriculture And Commerce To Include The Administration And Supervision Of The E-verify Program; And For Related Purposes.

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E-verify program; transfer responsibility of administering to the Commission of Agriculture and Commerce.



2021-02-02HouseDied In Committee
2021-01-08HouseReferred To Workforce Development;Agriculture

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
69113Amended CodeSee Bill Text
71113Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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