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Senate Bill 0581

Senate Bill 0581

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Immigration matters. Repeals or removes provisions concerning the following: (1) Requiring the office of management and budget to calculate the costs of illegal aliens to Indiana and make a written request to the Congress of the United States to reimburse the state for those costs not later than July 1, 2012. (2) Prohibiting governmental bodies from limiting or restricting: (A) certain actions by other governmental bodies with regard to information of the citizenship or immigration status of an individual; and (B) the enforcement of federal immigration laws to less than the full extent permitted by federal law. (3) Disallowing certain state income tax credits and deductions for individuals who are prohibited from being hired as employees, unless the employer participated in the electronic verification work authorization program (E-Verify program). (4) Requiring the department of correction to verify the citizenship or immigration status of criminal offenders. (5) Requiring an agency or political subdivision to verify the eligibility of an individual who applies for federal, state, or local public benefits. (6) Requiring the department of workforce development (DWD) to verify the status of an individual as a qualified alien through the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements program to determine the individual's eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits. (7) Authorizing DWD to file civil actions to obtain the reimbursement of amounts paid as unemployment insurance benefits from employers that knowingly
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    In Committee - first House
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