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House Bill 1383

House Bill 1383

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF HB 1383 (Updated January 31, 2006 9:53 pm - DI 96)

Restrictions for illegal aliens. Requires a law enforcement agency to: (1) cooperate with the United States Department of Homeland Security concerning illegal aliens; (2) attempt to verify the legal status of an individual suspected of being an illegal alien; and (3) notify the individual, the attorney general, and the United States Department of Homeland Security that the individual is suspected of being an illegal alien. Provides that an individual may not receive certain categories of public assistance, benefits for publicly funded health care, or certain health care services from publicly funded hospitals or health facilities unless the individual is legally present in the United States. Requires a state educational institution to verify the legal status of each student. Prohibits: (1) a state educational institution from admitting or permitting attendance of an individual who is an illegal alien; and (2) an agency from issuing or renewing a license, permit, or any other official authorization to an illegal alien. Requires each employer in the state to verify to the department of workforce development by October 1, 2006, that each employee of the employer is a legal resident of the United States and establishes an ongoing duty to report the same concerning each new hire. Establishes a civil penalty equal to the total payroll for the employer for the calendar month previous to the violation for the failure to report. Makes immigration forgery a Class C felony.
Current Status:
Defeated - first House
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