HB 441/LM (BR 1616) - R. Nelson, R. Damron, J. Comer Jr., D. Horlander, S. Lee
AN ACT relating to hiring unauthorized aliens.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to create definitions relating to bill; create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 relating public agencies to require use of federal employment verification programs and prohibit hiring unauthorized aliens; create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to require all contractors and subcontractors with public agencies to use federal employment verification programs and not hire unauthorized aliens and provide sworn affidavits of compliance; create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to provide for civil enforcement and canceling of contracts by county attorneys and Attorney General, permit courts to enjoin violations, require suspension from further public agency contracts for 5 years if employer is found to have hired unauthorized aliens.
HB 441 - AMENDMENTS
HCA (1, R. Nelson) - Make technical corrections.
HFA (1, R. Damron) - Delete all provisions relating to state or local agencies being prohibited from hiring unauthorized aliens; delete all provisions requiring state or local agencies to use a federal work verification program; retain all other provisions.
HFA (2, R. Damron) - Amend to add a provision requiring indemnification for general contractors from subcontractors for all expenses relating to failure of the subcontractor to comply with the requirements of the verification programs.
Feb 12-introduced in House
Feb 23-to Labor & Industry (H)
Feb 24-posted in committee
Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 2-floor amendment (1) filed
Mar 3-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 4, 2009; floor amendment (2) filed
Mar 4-3rd reading, passed 87-7 with committee amendment (1), floor amendments (1) and (2)
Mar 5-received in Senate
Mar 9-to State & Local Government (S)