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2011-2012 Regular Session - SB 40
Public Contracts; provide penalties for the failure of a public employer to utilize the federal work authorization program
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 10 of Title 13 of the O.C.G.A., relating to security and immigration compliance, so as to provide penalties for the failure of a public employer to utilize the federal work authorization program; to provide for definitions; to amend Article 2 of Chapter 10 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to obstruction of public administration and related offenses, so as to provide for the state offense for failure of an alien to carry a certificate of registration as required by federal law; to amend Chapter 5 of Title 17 of the O.C.G.A., relating to searches and seizures, so as to provide for the arrest of illegal aliens; to amend Code Section 50-36-1 of the O.C.G.A., relating to verification of lawful presence within the United States for receipt of certain government benefits, so as to provide penalties for the failure of an agency head to verify the lawful immigration status of certain applicants for public benefits; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/14/2011 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/28/2011 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/22/2011 - House Second Readers
Mar/21/2011 - House First Readers
Mar/14/2011 - Senate Notice to Reconsider
Mar/14/2011 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/14/2011 - Senate Third Read
Mar/04/2011 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/03/2011 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/03/2011 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/02/2011 - Senate Hopper
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Mar/14/2011 - Senate Vote #123Yea(34)Nay(21)NV(0)
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Mar/14/2011 - Senate Vote #122Yea(30)Nay(24)NV(1)
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Mar/14/2011 - Senate Vote #121Yea(26)Nay(29)NV(0)
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Mar/14/2011 - Senate Vote #120Yea(27)Nay(27)NV(1)
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