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    KENTUCKY (2011)

    KENTUCKY LAWMAKER CONTACT INFORMATION

    STATE HOUSE: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/house/hsemembers.htm

    STATE SENATE: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/senate/senmembers.htm

    Sample Message: Please call and write all KY Lawmakers to say

    "Please stop illegal aliens from voting or receiving taxpayer benefits in Kentucky. Please empower local police to enforce existing immigration laws. Please support/oppose Bill Numbers"

    http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/11RS/record.htm

    SENATE BILL 6 - J. Schickel, B. Smith

    AN ACT relating to unauthorized aliens.
    Create new sections of KRS Chapter 432 to define terms; set out the intent of the chapter and prevent the adoption of policies, administrative regulations, or laws that restrict the enforcement of federal immigration laws; allow for determining the immigration status of a person on reasonable suspicion, the arrest of an unlawful alien upon probable cause, and the transference of a convicted unlawful alien to the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement or the United States Customs and Border Protection; specify that officials or agencies may not be prohibited from sharing the immigration status of a person under specific instances; indemnify a governmental law enforcement officer where the officer has been brought into a legal action; make it a Class D felony to intentionally smuggle persons for profit or commercial purposes, a Class B felony if the smuggled person is under 18 or the offense involved a deadly weapon, or a Class C felony if serious physical injury is used or threatened; define trespassing by an unauthorized alien in the first degree and set out the penalties for conviction; make it a Class A misdemeanor for a person to transport or conceal unauthorized aliens, or encourage an unauthorized alien to come to this state; amend KRS 186A.320 to include motor vehicles used in violation of Section 8 of this Act in the impoundment procedures.

    SB 6 - AMENDMENTS

    SCS/LM/CI - Clarify definition of unauthorized alien as an alien who does not have legal authorization to enter, be in, or remain in the United States; delete reference to other government agencies in law enforcement questioning of suspected unauthorized aliens; require an unauthorized alien to have been arrested prior to being turned over to federal authorities; clarify that a convicted unauthorized alien not be released to federal government until after serving any sentence whether or not a fine has been imposed; clarify definition of "terrorism" to include domestic and international terrorism; change crime of assisting an illegal alien to assisting an unauthorized alien; clarify procedure for seizing means of transportation and forfeiture procedures for offenses relating to assisting an unauthorized alien; provide defense for employer of unauthorized alien who has relied on identification documents or Federal E-Verify results; remove provision relating to amendment of KRS 186A.320; make various technical and reference changes.

    SFA (1, R. Palmer II) - Replace provisions of the bill with new provisions that would create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A to define terms relating to bill; create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A relating to public agencies to require use of federal employment verification programs and prohibit hiring unauthorized aliens; create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A 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 45A 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.

    SFA (2, R. Palmer II) - Replace provisions of the bill with new provisions that would create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A to define terms relating to bill; create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A relating to public agencies to require use of federal employment verification programs and prohibit hiring unauthorized aliens; create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A 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 45A 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.

    STATUS
    Jan 4-introduced in Senate; to Judiciary (S); taken from Judiciary (S); 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
    Jan 5-taken from Judiciary (S); 2nd reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
    Jan 6-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute ; floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1) filed
    Jan 7-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, January 7, 2011; floor amendment (1) withdrawn ; 3rd reading; floor amendment (2) defeated ; passed 24-14 with Committee Substitute
    Feb 2-received in House
    Feb 4-to Local Government (H)


    VOTE RECORD http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/11RS/SB6/vote_history.pdf

    TEXT OF BILL: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/11RS/SB6.htm

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    HOUSE BILL 111

    AN ACT relating to employers.

    Create new sections of KRS Chapter 335B to require a state agency, board, or commission that issues a license, credential, or permit that is a prerequisite to a person engaging in an occupation or business to refuse to issue or suspend the license, credential, or permit of a person who hires an unauthorized alien; require that the license be denied or suspended six months for each unauthorized alien employed; require the Labor Cabinet to promulgate regulations to provide for the uniform enforcement of this Act.

    (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

    Jan 4-introduced in House; to Labor & Industry (H)
    Jan 7-posted in committee

    http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/11RS/HB111.htm

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    Contact information for Kentucky:

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

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

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    Greg Stumbo Kentucy's Speaker of the House:

    House District 95
    Floyd (part)
    Mailing Address
    Box 1473
    108 Kassidy Drive
    Prestonsburg KY 41653
    Frankfort Address(es)
    702 Capitol Ave
    Annex Room 303
    Frankfort KY 40601

    700 Capitol Ave
    Capitol Room 309
    Frankfort KY 40601
    Phone Number(s)
    Annex: (502) 564-2363
    Capitol: (502) 564-3366
    Email Address(es)
    Annex: click here

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    HOUSE BILL 3

    AN ACT relating to hiring unauthorized aliens.
    Create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A to create define terms relating to bill; create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A relating to public agencies to require use of federal employment verification programs and prohibit hiring unauthorized aliens; create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A 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 45A 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.

    Jan 4 introduced in House
    Jan 5 to Labor & Industry (H)
    Jan 7 posted in committee
    Feb 3 reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
    Feb 4 2nd reading, to Rules
    Feb 7 posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 8, 2011; floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
    Feb 8 3rd reading, passed 90-6 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1) and (2)
    Feb 9 received in Senate
    Feb 11 to State & Local Government (S)
    Feb 25-taken from State & Local Government (S); 1st reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)

    VOTE RECORD: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/11RS/HB3/vote_history.pdf


    http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/11RS/HB3.htm

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    From The Louisville Courier-Journal:

    Immigration enforcement:

    SB 6 would create a trespassing offense for those in Kentucky without legal immigration status and make it a crime for anyone to help such a person come and live in the state. Passed Senate, in House committee.

    HB 3 would crack down on employers with state contracts who hire undocumented immigrants. Passed House, in Senate committee.

    http://www.courier-journal.com/article/ ... |text|Home

    FRANKFORT, Ky. — With just six days remaining to pass bills in the 2011 legislative session, the House and Senate have yet to agree on even a single major issue.

    “Expectations for this session were low,

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