House Bill 304

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Title AN ACT relating to homeland security.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1097
Sponsors B. Damron, R. Nelson, K. Bratcher, J. Comer Jr., B. Farmer, D. Ford, S. Lee, R. Mobley, L. Napier, D. Osborne
Summary of Original Version Repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 514.160 relating to identity theft to increase the number of pieces of identifying information, include use of false identification to deprive a person of money, obtain employment, hide one's true identity, cause another person to suffer economic loss, defraud another person, or attempt, solicit, or conspire to commit identity theft; create a new section of KRS Chapter 441 to require pretrial release officers to obtain place of birth, citizenship, and related information from prisoners in jail and report the information to the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security and Administrative Office of the Courts; create a new section of KRS Chapter 39G to expand the duties of the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security with regard to immigration, customs, and other homeland security matters; create a new section of KRS 15.380 to 15.404 to permit local and state law enforcement agencies to enter into agreements with the federal government for local enforcement of immigration and customs laws; create new sections of KRS Chapter 337 relating to employment to create definitions for an employee verification program; specify that the employee verification program applies only to businesses that contract or subcontract with government agencies and to government agencies; specify that an employer subject to the act shall verify citizenship, Social Security number, and other required information through the federal E-Verify program within the required time following employment to avoid hiring undocumented aliens; specify that an employer is not required to take any action that the employer believes would violate federal or state law; require an employer to utilize the federal Employment Eligibility Verification program beginning January 1, 2009; require the Department of Revenue to notify employers of the requirements of the employee verification law; create a new section of KRS Chapter 65 to require all local governments and local agencies to comply with the law and permit sharing of citizenship and immigration information as required by law and to prohibit local ordinances or other actions to violate the law; amend KRS 514.170 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Fiscal Note - Office of Homeland Security, duties of
Crimes and Punishments - Identity, theft of
Criminal Procedure - Identity, theft of
Courts - Prisoner in jail, information to be obtained from
Crimes and Punishments - Prisoner in jail, information to be obtained from
Criminal Procedure - Prisoner in jail, information to be obtained from
Jails and Jailers - Prisoner in jail, information to be obtained from
State Agencies - Office of Homeland Security, duties of
Crimes and Punishments - Enforcement of immigration law, agreements for
Criminal Procedure - Enforcement of immigration law, agreements for
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Enforcement of immigration law, agreements for
Police, City and County - Enforcement of immigration law, agreements for
Police, State - Enforcement of immigration law, agreements for
Sheriffs - Enforcement of immigration law, agreements for
State Agencies - Enforcement of immigration law, agreements for
United States - Enforcement of immigration law, agreements for
Cities - Employee verification
Counties - Employee verification
Labor and Industry - Employee verification
State Agencies - Employee verification
United States - Employee verification
Immigration - Enforcement of immigration law, agreements for
Immigration - Employee verification

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01/16/08
  • introduced in House
01/22/08
  • to Judiciary (H)


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