HB 5/LM (BR 36) - R. Damron, R. Nelson, D. Keene, M. King, B. Montell, D. Osborne, J. Short, F. Steele, S. Westrom, B. Yonts
AN ACT relating to hiring unauthorized aliens.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A to define terms; create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A relating to public agencies to, on and after January 1, 2013, require use of federal employment verification programs and prohibit hiring of unauthorized aliens by contractors with public agencies; create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A relating to complaints and penalties for contractor hiring unauthorized aliens, including a ban on future state contracts for designated periods; create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to define terms; create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to, on and after January 1, 2013, require all public agencies to use the federal E-Verify program for hiring new public employees; create a new section of KRS Chapter 65 to prohibit local governments from attempting to restrict the use of the provisions of the Act; create a noncodified section permitting agencies to implement the required programs after the effective date of the Act and prior to the January 1, 2013, implementation date.
Jan 24-introduced in House
Jan 25-to Labor & Industry (H)
Jan 27-posted in committee
Feb 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 6-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Feb 8-3rd reading, passed 93-4
Feb 9-received in Senate
Feb 13-to Judiciary (S)