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HB 3/LM (BR 115) - M. Cherry, R. Damron, R. Adkins, L. Clark, D. Horlander, D. Keene, M. King, R. Nelson, D. Osborne, S. Riggs, J. Stacy, F. Steele, G. Stumbo, T. Thompson, A. Webb-Edgington, S. Westrom, B. Yonts, J. York

     AN ACT relating to hiring unauthorized aliens.
    Create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A to create define terms relating to bill; create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A relating to public agencies to require use of federal employment verification programs and prohibit hiring unauthorized aliens; create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A to require all contractors and subcontractors with public agencies to use federal employment verification programs, not hire unauthorized aliens, and provide sworn affidavits of compliance; create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A to provide for civil enforcement and canceling of contracts; permit courts to enjoin violations; require suspension from further public agency contracts for 5 years if employer is found to have hired unauthorized aliens.


     HCS/LM - Retain original provisions but clarify that provisions apply to all contracts; modify to permit agencies to refer to the provisions in bid proposal; add new sections of KRS Chapter 337 to require public agencies to begin using E-Verify or an equivalent program on January 1, 2012, to verify employment eligibility of employees; specify that any local ordinance or policy that revokes or restricts requirements shall be null and void.
     HFA (1, R. Damron) - Make provisions effective January 1, 2012.
     HFA (2, R. Damron) - Revise definition of "employee" to be the same as in KRS 337.010.

     Jan 4-introduced in House
     Jan 5-to Labor & Industry (H)
     Jan 7-posted in committee
     Feb 3-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 4-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 7-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 8, 2011; floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 8-3rd reading, passed 90-6 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1) and (2)
     Feb 9-received in Senate
     Feb 11-to State & Local Government (S)
     Feb 25-taken from State & Local Government (S); 1st reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)

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