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Proposed Amendment

A new section in Article X of the State Constitution to prohibit unauthorized aliens from working in the state and to require the legislature, by a specified date, to establish an employment eligibility verification process.

Article X, Section 30. Employment Eligibility Verification.

a. An unauthorized alien may not work in this state contrary to federal immigration law.

b. By July 1,2020, the legislature shall, by general law:

1. Establish an employment eligibility verification process to ensure that all employees in the state are legally authorized to work under applicable federal immigration law. Employment verification must be completed in a manner consistent with federal law, including within the established timeframe following the hire date of each new employee.

2. Enact a statewide random auditing program administered by an executive department to ensure compliance with the employment eligibility verification process and prescribe penalties for failure to comply.