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    Kentucky (2010)

    Kentucky (2010)

    Bill- H 321

    Mission: (support) Urge your Senators to support HB 321 that passed the house with an overwhelming majority.

    Summary:

    The proposal would require contractors with state and local governments and school districts to participate in federal employment verification programs.

    Actions:

    The bill passed the House 93-3 Wednesday 2/10/2010 and now goes to the Senate.


    Task:
    Call, Fax, e-mail your Senators

    Message:
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    To the Honorable Senator ___________,

    I'm writing / calling to ask Senator/Represenative XXXXXX__________ to please support and help pass HB321 to protect jobs for the Citizens and legal residence in Kentucky, with souring unemployment rates in the state it is time our Legislatures pass meaningful and tough legislation for your constituents.
    Looking forward to your support and seeing this a law soon.

    Respectfully.

    XXXXXXXXXX


    UPDATE: 2/10/2010
    Contractor Hiring Bill Passes House
    The legislation is House Bill 321.
    Last Update: 6:44 pm

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A bill aimed at deterring government contractors from hiring undocumented workers has passed the Kentucky House.

    The proposal would require contractors with state and local governments and school districts to participate in federal employment verification programs.

    The bill passed the House 93-3 Wednesday and now goes to the Senate.

    Rep. Bob Damron, the bill's lead sponsor, said contractors caught violating the measure could be prohibited from winning government contracts for five years.
    http://www.alipac.us/ftopict-187990.html
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    Contact Information:

    State Website:
    http://www.kentucky.gov/

    Governor
    - Steve Beshear
    700 Capitol Avenue, Suite 100
    Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
    Phone/Fax
    Main Line: (502) 564-2611
    Fax: (502) 564-2517

    Contact Webmail Form: http://www.governor.ky.gov/contact/contact.htm

    Leave message for legislator 1-800-372-7181 (7:00 A.M.- 11:00P.M.)
    Speak directly to a legislator (LRC Switchboard) 1-502-564-8100

    State Senate:
    http://www.lrc.ky.gov/senate/senmembers.htm

    House of Representatives:
    http://www.lrc.ky.gov/house/hsemembers.htm

    List of Bills in Process:
    http://migration.kentucky.gov/services/billwatch/

    Legislative Session
    Jan 8 - Apr 15, 2008

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    HB 321/LM (BR 1282) - R. Damron, K. Bratcher, W. Coursey, C. Embry Jr., S. Lee, Ji. Lee, R. Nelson, F. Steele, K. Upchurch, S. Westrom

    AN ACT relating to hiring unauthorized aliens.
    Create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to create define terms relating to bill; create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 relating to public agencies to require use of federal employment verification programs and prohibit hiring unauthorized aliens; create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to require all contractors and subcontractors with public agencies to use federal employment verification programs, not hire unauthorized aliens, and provide sworn affidavits of compliance; create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to provide for civil enforcement and canceling of contracts; permit courts to enjoin violations; require suspension from further public agency contracts for 5 years if employer is found to have hired unauthorized aliens.

    HCS/LM - Retain original provisions except remove provisions from KRS Chapter 337 and place in KRS Chapter 45A. Remove reference to Labor Cabinet.

    Jan 26-introduced in House
    Jan 28-to Labor & Industry (H); posted in committee
    Feb 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
    Feb 5-2nd reading, to Rules
    Feb 9-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 10, 2010
    Feb 10-3rd reading, passed 93-3 with Committee Substitute
    and 4 did not vote

    http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/10RS/HB321.htm

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