Illegal immigrants; document verification for employment of, penalty. (HB2605)

Introduced By

Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Document verification for employment of illegal immigrants; penalty. Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor to falsely represent that an alien worker has documentation indicating that he is legally eligible for employment. Each day of unlawful employment of each alien constitutes a separate civil offense punishable by a $100 civil penalty. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 075020544
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/17/2007Assigned C & L sub: Utilities/Employment (Byron)
01/17/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2605)
01/25/2007Read first time
01/26/2007Read second time
01/26/2007Committee amendments agreed to
01/26/2007Engrossed by House as amended HB2605E
01/26/2007Printed as engrossed 075020544-E
01/29/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/29/2007VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2007Communicated to Senate
01/30/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2007Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/31/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2605E)
02/19/2007Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/19/2007Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (6-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1067.