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Carlson Amnd. - Employment Eligibility Verification Amendment - Kansas Key Vote

Deena Horst voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Adopted (House) (86-36) - (Key vote)
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Title: Employment Eligibility Verification Amendment

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to SB 329 that requires employers to verify the employment eligibility of all new employees.

- Prohibits employers from knowingly hiring an undocumented immigrant. Provides penalties for employers who knowingly hire, recruit or refer an undocumented immigrant (Sec. 4). - Requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of their employees by completing and retaining a federal employment eligibility (I-9 Form) verification for each employee [Sec. 2 (a)]. - Requires state employers to verify the employment eligibility of new hires using the federal government's E-Verify program beginning July 1, 2009 [Sec. 3 (a)]. - Designated the Kansas Department of Labor to use the E-Verify program to verify the employment eligibility of all new employees hired by any employer in the state as of July 1, 2011. An employer may decide to use the E-Verify program directly rather than having the Department of Labor act on their behalf [Sec. 3 (b)]. - Creates an employment verification training center within the Department of Labor to help employers understand and comply with federal and state employment laws (Sec. 5).
Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: Employment Eligibility Verification Amendment


  • Richard Carlson (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
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